POWER OUTAGE - NELSON & AREAJan. 28, 2018 9:02pmThere is a power outage in Nelson and area.Crews have been dispatched.For up to date information please call the 24 hour Hydro Power Outage line at 1-877-324-9376.Nelson Hydro thanks you for your patience as they work to restore power.
As of January 29th 1:55 pm, Power has been restored on the North Shore except for a few pockets including Taylor Drive, Chanton and MacKinnon Roads and Hamilton Road in Queens Bay. Hydro crews are continuing to work to restore the remaining outages. We expect all power to be restored by late this afternoon.
POWER OUTAGE UPDATE - PARTS OF NORTH SHOREJanuary 29, 2018 at 11:00amHere is the latest update from Nelson Hydro: • There are broken lines in the 10 mile area.• There is a large tree on lines near Harrop.• Multiple fallen trees and related power line issues.• Power is out at our Coffee Creek supply point from FortisBC. • Nelson Hydro customers are out of power from 6 mile and north as well as Harrop/Proctor.It will be several hours to get power back on for most of North Shore (Nelson Hydor needs power back from FortisBC, as well as fixing our own broken lines) and a while longer for Harrop/Proctor area.Most of our line crew worked through the night with help from a Martech contract crew. A Martech crew is assisting our Line department with the North Shore repairs today as well.Nelson Hydro thanks customers for their patience as they work in difficult conditions to repair the downed power lines.
POWER OUTAGE UPDATEJanuary 29, 2018 7:30amFor Nelson Hydro customers still impacted by the power outage in parts of the North Shore - crews are working to remove a number of downed trees and repair the lines.It is anticipated that power will be fully restored by this afternoon.We thank you for your patience.