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September 7, 2020 7:44 AM

September 7, 2020 at 7:20am - Multiple Power Outages

As of Monday, September 7, 2020 at 7:20am. There are a multiple outages in the Nelson Hydro service area due to high wind activity.

Crews have been dispatched.

Please do not go near any downed lines. Any outages or downed lines can be reported to 1-877-324-9376.

For continued updates for your area, please also use the 24 hr hydro outage information line 1-877-324-9376.

Thank you for your patience as crews work to restore power to all customers.

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Latest Update:

September 8, 2020 1:32 PM


September 8, 2020 - 1:30pm

Nelson and area has experienced a severe windstorm causing widespread damage to the Nelson Hydro, Telus and FortisBC infrastructure.

Nelson Hydro is currently working to repair the main feeders, followed by distribution radials, and finally customer services.
We have currently engaged contract crews and are expecting more crews later today (Tuesday). There will be customers in the Nelson Hydro service area that will continue to be without power, potentially into Thursday due the there severity and expanse of the damage.

Nelson Hydro continues to engage all available resources to expedite the return of power as safely and efficiently as is possible. Please be respectful of downed power lines and maintain limits of approach. Do not go within 10 metres of a downed line.

For continued updates, please call 1-877-324-9376.