Wet weather has put a dampener on maintenance works which would have caused power outages and road closures on the weekend.
Essential Energy had planned the Calala outages for Sunday after routine inspections brought to light some elements that neared the "end of their life".
Northern community relations manager David Crough told the Leader it was unsafe for the works to go ahead.
Crews reviewed the project on Sunday morning, and due to the rain, combined with parts of the electricity network being worked on, the work was postponed to ensure the safety of crews.David Crough
"Crews reviewed the project on Sunday morning, and due to the rain, combined with parts of the electricity network being worked on, the work was postponed to ensure the safety of crews," he said.
It was also cancelled to avoid potential damage to the network, which would have resulted in a much longer outage for customers.
Weather permitting, the work has now been scheduled for Sunday, August 23.
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The planned power outage is scheduled between 8.30am and 4.00pm.
Affected customers will be advised of the new date by Essential Energy's normal notification process closer to the date.
Essential Energy thanks customers for their understanding, saying "we work to ensure a safe and reliable electricity network for households and businesses in the area."