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Power Outages

25 Alerts
August 6, 2020 7:42 PM

Notice of Power Outage - System Wide August 6, 2020

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

August 6, 2020 at 7:30pm

Nelson Hydro is experiencing a system-wide outage due to thunderstorm activity.

Our crews have been dispatched.

To get further updates, please call 1-877-324-9376.

We thank you for your patience as we...

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June 25, 2020 8:41 AM

Notice of Power Outage - Multiple Areas (June 25, 2020)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

8:10am - Thursday, June 25, 2020

There is a power outage in Fairview, parts of Uphill and all of the North Shore including Balfour, Harrop and Procter. The outage is the apparent result of a vehicle striking a power pole along the...

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April 30, 2020 1:11 PM

Notice of System-Wide Power Outage - April 30, 2020 at 12:45pm

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 12:45pm

Nelson Hydro is reporting a system-wide outage.

Crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power as soon as possible.

For further updates, please call the 24 hr outage line:...

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April 1, 2020 3:11 PM

Notice of Power Outage - April 1, 2020 at 3:00pm

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

April 1, 2020 - 3:00pm

There is currently a power outage in parts of the North Shore inlcuding Redfish, Balfour, Queens Bay, Harrop, and Procter.

Crews have been dispatched. It is anticipated power will be restored shortly.

For...

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March 13, 2020 10:00 PM

Power Outage - System-Wide

Nelson Hydro Power Outage

March 13, 2020

There is a system-wide outage due to high wind activity.

Crews have been dispatched to repair the lines.

Nelson Hydro is working to restore.power to the system.

To report outages or check on updates, please...

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January 16, 2020 2:00 PM

Power Outage - Areas of North Shore (Jan 16, 2020)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

January 16, 2020 - 1:37pm

As of January 16th 1:37 pm, Nelson Hydro is experiencing an outage on the North Shore from Longbeach to Queens Bay as well as Harrop and Procter.

Hydro crews have been dispatched.

For continued...

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Latest Update:

January 16, 2020 3:29 PM

Power has been restored. Please report new outages by calling 1-877-324-9376.

January 15, 2020 10:35 AM

Power Outage - Parts of North Shore (January 15, 2020)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

As of January 15th, 2020 at 10:28 am, Nelson Hydro is experiencing an outage on the North Shore from Coffee Creek to Redfish, including Procter. Crews have been dispatched.

For continued updates or to report an outage, please...

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January 13, 2020 10:32 AM

Power Outage - Parts of North Shore (January 13, 2020)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

January 13, 2020 - 7:00am

There area from Redfish to Coffee Creek and Procter are currently experiencing a power outage.

Our crews are working to re-energize the line. It is expected the power will be restored by Noon today as...

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Latest Update:

January 13, 2020 4:03 PM

Power has been restored to all affected areas. If this is not the case, please report any outages to 1-877-324-9376.

January 11, 2020 9:57 AM

Power Outage - January 11, 2020

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

January 11, 2020 - 9:47am

Nelson Hydro is experiencing a system wide outage in the greater Nelson area.

Crews have been dispatched.

Please call the 24hr outage line today for further updates on restore times.

1-877-324-9376
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January 7, 2020 8:56 AM

Power Outage - Areas of North Shore (Jan 7, 2020)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

January 7, 2020 - 8:50am

There is an outage on the North Shore affecting Nine Mile, Longbeach and Harrop, and other isolated areas.

Crews have been dispatched and will work to restore power as quickly as possible.

For further...

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Latest Update:

January 7, 2020 10:12 AM

As of 10:00am, power has been restored.

January 4, 2020 8:33 AM

Power outage - January 4, 2020

POWER OUTAGE

January 4, 2020 - 8:20am

Nelson Hydro is currently experiencing a system wide power outage.

Crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power to all affected customers.

To stay updated on the status of the power outages, please...

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January 1, 2020 10:22 AM

Power Outages - December 31, 2019 / Jan 1, 2020

POWER OUTAGE UPDATE

January 1, 2020 - 10:00am

During the course of the evening and over night there were multiple power outages caused by many falling trees in multiple areas in the Nelson Hydro and FortisBC systems - most customers had their power...

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Latest Update:

January 2, 2020 9:49 AM

POWER OUTAGE UPDATE

January 2, 2020 - 9:45am

As of 3:00am on January 2, 2020, all customer services have been restored.

Nelson Hydro currently has a certified utility arborist out doing line patrol looking for branches on the primary line to identify potential outages. Our crews will deal with these on a priority basis.

In anticipation of the second wave of this winter storm forecasted, our crews are currently on rest so they are able to respond to emergent conditions as they arise.

Nelson Hydro thanks all of its customers for their patience as we worked to repair the lines.

For future updates, or to report an outage, please call our 24 hr information line at 1-877-324-9376.

November 27, 2019 1:22 PM

Notice of Power Outages - Multiple Areas (Nov 27, 2019)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGES

November 27, 2019
Nelson Hydro has experienced a number of power outages in multiple areas due to high wind activity. Most of the outages have been restored within minutes, but the high wind activity continues.

Please call our 24...

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July 24, 2019 8:55 AM

Power Outage - Multiple Areas (July 24, 2019 8:45am)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE - MULTIPLE AREAS

July 24, 2019 - 8:45 am

This most recent thunderstorm has brought down multiple trees and power lines on both the North Shore and in Blewett areas.

There are currently outages in most of Blewett, Taghum, the...

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Latest Update:

July 24, 2019 4:01 PM

As of July 24th 3:49 pm, Nelson hydro is still experiencing an outage on Erindale Rd. All other areas have restored power. Nelson Hydro thanks you for your patience.

July 18, 2019 1:55 PM

Power Outage - 1:30pm July 18, 2019

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

July 18, 2019 - 1:30pm

There are power outages in multiple locations including the North Shore, Harrop Proctor, Queens Bay, Balfour, Taghum, and Blewett. The outages have been caused by downed trees and lines.

Crews have been...

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July 18, 2019 3:06 PM

As of July 18th 2:59 pm, we are currently experiencing a power outage on the North Shore from 4 Mile to Coffee Creek, including Harrop Proctor, Balfour, Queen Bay, we are also experiencing an outage in the Blewett and Taghum areas. Multiple trees and lines are down. The power will be out for several more hours as the crews work to clear up the trouble areas.

June 3, 2019 2:46 PM

Power Outage in parts of North Shore - June 3, 2019 2:40pm

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE - PARTS OF NORTH SHORE

June 3, 2019 - 2:40pm

Power is out in areas of Queens Bay, Balfour and Procter. This is a result of loss of supply from FortisBC.

Crews have been dispatched and will work to restore power as quickly as...

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February 6, 2019 8:57 AM

February 6, 2019 - Power Outage in Parts of North Shore (8:50am)

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

February 6, 2019 - 8:50am

Nelson Hydro is experiencing a power outage in various areas of the North Shore.

Crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power as soon as possible.

Please call the 24 hour outage line at...

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February 3, 2019 6:53 PM

Feb 3, 2019 - Power Outage Areas of North Shore

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

February 3, 2019 - 6:45pm

Nelson Hydro is experiencing a power outage in various areas including Granite Road and parts of the North Shore.

The power outage is due to high wind activity.

Crews have been dispatched and are...

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January 30, 2019 2:06 PM

Jan. 30, 2019 - Power Outage in areas of Nelson (1:50pm)

There is a power outage in the areas of Uphill, Highway 6, Perrier Road and Rosemont. Crews have been dispatched and power is expected to be restored by approximately 3:00pm.

To stay up-to-date on this and other outages, please call the 24 Hour Toll Free...

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Latest Update:

January 30, 2019 2:32 PM

Jan. 30/19 - 2:30pm. Power has been restored.

December 11, 2018 5:43 PM

Dec. 11, 2018 Power Outage

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

December 11, 2018 - 5:40

The Nelson area is experiencing a heavy, wet snowfall. There are outages reported in Taghum, Blewett and parts of Granite Rd.

Crews have been dispatched.

Please call the 24 hr Outage Information line...

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November 27, 2018 4:43 AM

Nov. 28, 2018 - Power Outage

NOTICE OF POWER OUTAGE

November 27, 2018 - 4:30am

Pleased be advised there is a power outage in the Blewett / Sproule Creek area.

For the most up to date information, please call the power outage toll free line at 1-877-324-9376.

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Latest Update:

November 27, 2018 10:10 AM

Nov. 28, 2018 - 10:05am - Nelson Hydro customers in various areas are currently experiencing power outages due to the heavy, wet snowfall. Crews are working to restore power to all affected customers. To report an outage, or for current updates, please call 1-877-324-9376.

October 2, 2018 7:26 PM

Power Outage - October 2, 2018

POWER OUTAGE - NELSON HYDRO

October 2, 2018 7:15pm

Crews have been dispatched to deal with a wide-spread power outage following tonight’s weather event.

For updates in your area, please call 1-877-324-9376.

Nelson Hydro thanks you for your patience as...

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August 28, 2018 3:09 PM

Aug 28, 2018 2:58pm - Power Off - Related to Gas Leak in Uphill

EMERGENCY NOTICE - GAS LEAK IN UPHILL

August 28, 2018 at 2:58pm

ATTENTION ALL RESIDENTS!

There is a gas leak in the Innes and Hendryx Street area of Nelson.

Power has been shut-off along Houston Street between Josephine and Cedar Streets, as well as...

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Latest Update:

August 28, 2018 5:12 PM

5:10pm

GAS LEAK - Final Update 5:10pm

Hendryx/Innes area in Uphill

Incident Command has been terminated and turned over to FortisBC. Residents are welcome to return to their homes.

Nelson Fire and Rescue Services is pleased to report that there were no injuries or extended property damage.

August 27, 2018 1:51 PM

1:45pm - Aug. 27/18 - Power Outage (Parts of North Shore)

Power is out on the North Shore from 6 Mile to Redfish Creek, including Harrop & Procter.

Crews have been dispatched.

For up to date information, call the Hydro Outage line at 1-877-324-9376.

June 19, 2018 8:46 AM

June 19, 2018 - Planned Power Outage on Georama Road

PLANNED POWER OUTAGE - SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

Approximate Number of Customers affected: 50 +
Location: Georama Road
Date: June 19, 2018
Outage Start Time: 8:30 am
Approximate Restore Time: 1:30 pm

For up-to-date outage information, please call...

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