December 5, 2016

Heavy branches cause power outages
 
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The latest news and updates from BC Hydro

December 5, 2016

With overnight temperatures in the Lower Mainland expected to dip well below zero, BC Hydro readies for an increase in fallen power line calls. Also this week, two popular Peace River plots of land have been identified for future park status as part of a benefits deal with BC Hydro over the Site C dam. And BC Hydro has helped with funding to fight invasive mussels, an initiative that could employ sniffer dogs for the battle.

Heavy snow and ice lead to power outages

Heavy snow and ice lead to power outages

Branches weighed down by snow and ice are expected to continue causing an increase in power outages this week.

Read the story at news1130.com

Two Peace River plots could become parks

Two Peace River plots could become parks

Chetwynd has picked two popular recreation sites that could become parks under a benefits deal over the Site C dam. Read more at alaskahighwaynews.ca


Sniffer dogs could help in fight against mussels

Sniffer dogs could help in fight against mussels

Sniffer dogs trained to detect invasive species may be put into service in B.C. in an attempt to stop the spread of zebra and quagga mussels. Read more at globeandmail.com


Our crews were busy repairing extensive damage caused by #BCStorm

Photo of the week

230 kV transmission towers are some of the largest in our system, carrying electricity from its place of generation to the substations in your community before distribution.

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