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15 amp outlets removed due to cell phones #220499 02/13/20 11:38 PM
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mbhydro Offline OP
I don't know if anyone else has noticed this but I have started to see in public places the 5-15R outlets that housekeeping would use in the hallways being either replaced with locking covers (downtown library) or L5-15R receptacles (our NHL Arena).

Winnipeg has a skywalk system downtown and I am guessing that the Library and Arena sections of the skywalk are taking steps to keep people from sitting in the walkways to recharge their cell phones, laptops etc.

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Re: 15 amp outlets removed due to cell phones [Re: mbhydro] #220504 02/20/20 07:23 PM
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I haven't noticed that yet but we've blanked them off in an apartment complex in the hallways because people were getting their power shut off for non payment then running extension cords out into the hallway for free power.


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