October 13, 2015

A look at preparing for a tropical storm
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October 13, 2015
Late last week, our crews from northern B.C., Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland were preparing for tropical storm Oho, which was expected to hit the B.C. coast. To prepare for outages from the storm, crews were sent to the affected areas before the weather hit, extra teams were ready to assist across the province, we got extra equipment ready and had our operations teams standing by. And in northern B.C., work continues on the Site C dam, where we've signed the $470-million contract for worker housing.
A look at preparing for a tropical storm

Remnants of Hurricane Oho come to B.C. coast: how we prepared

As the sub-tropical storm made its way towards Vancouver Island and the north coast late last week, we prepared by mobilizing crews and equipment to the areas expecting to be hit by the storm. A look at how we prepared, and what's to come for the rest of storm season.

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$470-million Site C worker housing contract signed

$470-million Site C worker housing contract signed

Building the Site C dam is going to be a big job, with a big workforce. Last week, we signed the contract to build worker housing, which will create approximately 360 jobs near Fort St. John.
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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

This beautiful autumn shot of Mica Generating Station was taken by local employee Andrew, who works as a construction manager for the major projects underway at the generating station. We're upgrading Mica with two new generating units that will help meet the growing demand for power, especially during winter peak periods. Learn more about what's underway at bchydro.com/mica.
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