Topics

John Davis
Bah, hum! Noisy transformer behind Cerritos man's house is finally replaced
Bah, hum! Noisy transformer behind Cerritos man's house is finally replaced

It may have taken 18 months, but the state Public Utilities Commission has finally pulled the plug on a humming backyard electric transformer that a Cerritos man says kept him awake at night. The Southern California Edison Co. has replaced the noisy ground-mounted transformer behind John Davis' house with a quieter, more expensive model ordered by the commission. Replacement of the unit, which converts high-voltage electricity to 110 volts for Davis' home and about 20 neighbors, ended a year-and-a-half-long dispute between him and electric company. The noisy single-phase distribution unit was installed behind Davis' Rusty Fig Circle home in April 2009 after a circa-1976...

Loading