Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

BC Hydro - Fort Nelson Power Interruption

BC Hydro has scheduled a 9-hour planned power outage on Sunday, August 18, 2013 that will affect all customers in the Fort Nelson area and Prophet River. The exception is BC Hydro transmission customers such as Spectra and Harvest Energy, they are not affected. 

The outage will start at 6:00 am and end approximately at 3:00 pm on Sunday August 18th. The outage is necessary to safely perform preventative maintenance work both at Wescup Substation and at the Fort Nelson Generating Station.

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, Fort Nelson First Nation and Prophet River First Nation have been notified and are in agreement with the outage as scheduled. Radio and newspaper advertising has been booked to notify the general public.

If you have any questions about this issue, please contact Bob Gammer, Manager Community Relations for BC Hydro Northern Region.
Bob Gammer
Community Relations 
BC Hydro  
Northern Region
Phone: 250 561-4858 pax: 64858
Cell:     250 961-0676

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