CWEMC Response to COVID-19

UPDATE: Friday, May 22, 2020

All Clarke-Washington EMC office lobbies remain closed until further notice. We strongly encourage all members to use our digital platforms to manage your CWEMC account, such as our mobile app and website. If you need to speak with someone about service, your bill or an outage, call 800-323-9081. Drive-thru services remain open at this time. Click the link below to view ways you can pay your bill.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Effective Friday, March 20, Clarke-Washington EMC is closing all office lobbies until further notice. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you, but this proactive step to protect the health of our employees and our members during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Drive-thru services will remain open at this time. If you need to speak with someone about service, your bill or an outage, call 800-323-9081.

Monday, March 16, 2020

The health and well-being of the members and employees of Clarke-Washington EMC are our top priority during the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and we are closely monitoring the situation.

Clarke-Washington EMC is taking steps to be prepared in the event there is a significant impact from the coronavirus in our area. While the office is open during our normal business hours, we strongly encourage all members to use our digital platforms to manage your CWEMC account, such as our mobile app and website. If you need to speak with someone about service, your bill or an outage, call 800-323-9081. The drive thru will remain open. If it becomes necessary to restrict construction activities, we will suspend new construction and focus on emergencies and maintaining reliability of the system.

The number one way we can all help lower the risk of coronavirus, flu and other illnesses for ourselves and our families is to prevent the spread of germs. We ask all of you to help with this responsibility.

For more information about coronavirus and preventing the spread of germs, click the link below.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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2021 Scholarship Application

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Hurricane Zeta Restoration Update

(JACKSON, Ala.) – As of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 10, Clarke-Washington EMC has restored power to 98% of our meters across Clarke, Washington, Wilcox and Monroe counties. We are aware there are members who had to be disconnected in order to make repairs to their service connection. Please call (800) 323-9081 when you are…Continue Reading

Hurricane Zeta Restoration Update

(JACKSON, Ala.) – As of 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, Clarke-Washington EMC has restored power to nearly 18,700 of its 20,000 meters across Clarke, Washington, Wilcox and Monroe counties. Clarke-Washington EMC will continue working until service has been restored to 100% of the members. If you are still experiencing an outage or need your…Continue Reading

Hurricane Zeta Restoration Update

(JACKSON, Ala.) – As of 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, Clarke-Washington EMC has made great progress restoring power to more than 18,000 of its 20,000 meters across the service area. Clarke-Washington EMC will continue working till service has been restored to 100% of its members. However as we move into more sparsely populated areas,…Continue Reading

Hurricane Zeta Restoration Update

(JACKSON, Ala.) – As of 8 a.m. on Friday, November 6, Clarke-Washington EMC has restored power to more than 16,000 of its 20,000 meters across Clarke, Washington, Wilcox and Monroe counties with the assistance of more than 300 cooperative and contract line workers from several states. Line crews are making great progress on power restoration…Continue Reading

Hurricane Zeta Restoration Update

(JACKSON, Ala.) – As of 8 a.m. on Thursday, November 5, Clarke-Washington EMC aided by more than 300 cooperative and contract line workers from several states have restored power to approximately 14,500 of its 20,000 meters across Clarke, Washington, Wilcox and Monroe counties. Although, great progress has been made the damage was extensive across the…Continue Reading

Zeta Restoration Update

(JACKSON, Ala.) – As of 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, Clarke-Washington EMC aided by approximately 300 cooperative and contract line workers from several states have restored power to nearly 12,000 of its 20,000 meters across Clarke, Washington, Wilcox and Monroe counties. Although, great progress has been made the damage was extensive across the entire…Continue Reading

Hurricane Zeta

Our service area was directly affected by Hurricane Zeta. We have power lines down and broken poles across the system. Due to the widespread damage, Clarke-Washington EMC expects extended outages. We ask that you bear with us during this time. If you are dependent on power for breathing machines or have medications that require refrigeration,…Continue Reading

A Letter from Our General Manager

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