November 21, 2014

Learn how to stay safe around power lines
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November 21, 2014
Winter weather can challenge our electrical system, from fallen power lines to unusually high water in our reservoirs. This week, we're showing you how to stay safe near fallen power lines with our new mobile safety games, and looking at what happens when we need to spill water at our facilities.
Play our fun mobile games, learn to be safe around power lines

Play our fun mobile games, learn to be safe around power lines

Snow and heavy rain can increase the risk of fallen power lines from trees hitting lines or poles during storms. Our new mobile games can help teach you how to stay safe if you encounter a fallen line.

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When there's water everywhere...

When there's water everywhere...

Storm season can bring a lot of extra water to our facilities. And sometimes, we need to spill water from dams to maintain safe levels at our reservoirs. Learn more
Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

We've recently been spilling water at some of our facilities due to high inflows from recent storm season events. This water spilling at the Ladore Dam on Vancouver Island eventually made its way over Elk Falls.
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