Power outage in Port on Sunday

  • Oct. 21, 2011 5:00 a.m.

The following is from BC Hydro:Power Outage October 23rd Notice to Community Members – the power will be out to the Village of Port Clements on Sunday October 23rd from 8:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m. TO OUR CUSTOMERS:This outage is required to allow crews to safely fall hazardous trees along Highway 16 between Masset and Port Clements. This work will remove a potential hazard which could result in significant power outages thus improving the reliability of the power system.BC Hydro would like to thank customers for their patience and understanding. BC Hydro crews will work safely to restore regular distribution service to our customers as soon as possible.BC Hydro encourages customers to turn off all appliances and electronics – especially portable electric heaters – during an outage. When power is restored, please wait approximately one hour before multiple appliances are used, to allow the system time to stabilize. For information during the outage, customers can contact BC Hydro at 1 888 POWERON (1 888 769 3766).