November 28, 2016

Improving reliability in West Kelowna
 
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November 28, 2016

Following an extensive study involving area planning, wildfire and geotechnical risk assessments and consultations with First Nations and government, we’re proposing the option to build a second transmission line from Nicola Valley to improve reliability in West Kelowna. Plus, power line technician Will Van Den Born shares his concerns about close calls with electrical safety in B.C.

Improving reliability in West Kelowna

Improving reliability in West Kelowna

Westside-Peachland is the largest area of the province currently served by only one major power line. After considering the alternatives, and conducting studies, we've proposed to build a second transmission line from Nicola Valley, pending additional consultation and assessments.

Read more at kelownadailycourier.ca

How do you make people understand the danger?

How do you make people understand the danger?

We can all fall victim to complacency, and according to power line technician Will Van Den Born it's commonplace to encounter members of the public interacting with electricity in a dangerous way. Read the story on bchydro.com


Our crews were busy repairing extensive damage caused by #BCStorm

Photo of the week

Water is spilled at our dams if precipitation increases reservoir levels and safety or flooding becomes a concern. This recently occurred at Stave Falls in the Mission area, pictured here.

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