Droppings from thousands of roosting ravens cause power outages near Roundup

By Richard Brooks I’m reasonably certain this one wouldn’t have been on my risk register. But if it was, the likelihood would be epsilon small – and I would be wrong!They roost on power lines and leave droppings on insulators. When the dried droppings combine with fog or light rain, the mixture conducts electricity and creates a bridge along the insulator “skirts,” which causes a fault on..

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