David O’Bryan has had a lot of memorable moments with Delta Electric

Recently, David O’Bryan celebrated his 25th work anniversary with Delta Electric.

One of O’Bryan’s most memorable moments from the past 25 years was the devastating February 1994 ice storm that nearly destroyed the western half their system.

“We lost in excess of 10,000 utility poles with total recovery costs of about $21 million dollars,” O’Bryan Said. “It was a logistical nightmare since we had to scrape to find housing and food services for the many hundreds of workers brought in to assist us and there was no power anywhere! The recovery was incredibly hard given the conditions, especially for our lineman, and power to the last customer was restored after about 30 days.” Continue reading