A power outage left nearly 1,800 customers of Mid-American Energy in the dark in Black Hawk County overnight.

According to company officials, equipment failure caused the outage around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday (June, 8, 2016). The outage effected most of Evansdale and the Maywood edition of Waterloo, leaving residents and businesses without electricity for more than two hours.

Power was restored to the effected customers around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday.