December 2016

What's in your emergency kit?
 
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December 2016

This is a great time to join Team Power Smart. We're giving away a Red Cross emergency preparedness bundle in our member contest as we promote the importance of having an emergency kit and supplies at your home. We're also featuring holiday safety tips, 5 things you should know about winter driving, a wi-fi door lock for your smart home, and a visit to a Surrey classroom where teens build hydro turbines.

Ready for an earthquake or extended power outage?

Ready for an earthquake or extended power outage?

In survival tales from around the world, the availability of emergency kits and supplies – including water – are almost always a huge factor. What you need in a 72-hour kit.

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Holiday safety tips & quiz

Holiday safety tips & quiz

You can rewind to Chevy Chase in Christmas Vacation for a menu of how-not-tos. Or you can consult our handy list and take our hazards quiz. Learn more


Favourite thing: Wi-fi door lock

Favourite thing: Wi-fi door lock

We continue our series on smart home devices with a look at how one BC Hydro employee keeps his home safe and secure. Learn more


Grade 9 kids build hydro turbines

Grade 9 kids build hydro turbines

With help from BC Hydro, teens at a Surrey school build working hydroelectric generators out of CDs, spoons and magnets. Learn more

Recently on BCHydro.com

Flood threat: 'It's fantastic to see the weather back off'

Watch video of Elk Falls at more than 100 times its normal flow as we recount how careful planning – and a bit of luck – helped avoid major flooding in two Island communities. Learn more

5 things you should know about winter driving

Before you head out on that winter road trip, check to ensure you and your car are ready. And if it's ugly, should you drive at all? Learn more

It's easier online

Visit bchydro.com and log in to MyHydro to manage your account online.

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Join Team Power Smart

Join Team Power Smart, then start a Challenge that could earn you $50 if you save 10% over 12 months. Join today and you can enter to win a Canadian Red Cross emergency bundle.

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