September 8, 2015

Surrey home last to be reconnected
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September 8, 2015
The Vancouver Sun catches up with the family whose home was the last to be reconnected in the wake of last weekend's wicked windstorm, and discovers that they're models of self-sufficiency. We also look at lessons learned from the storm, and we turn the clock back to last winter and how we delayed work on a power line project near Merritt to ensure a hibernating mother bear and her cub weren't disturbed.
With so many trees in B.C., power outages are a reality

Last family to get power back thrives in wake of windstorm

After winds snapped a power pole and toppled five trees on their Surrey property, the Koehn family got to work, fired up the generator and cleaned up the mess.
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Lessons learned from an historic storm

It was supposed to just rain a lot. Instead, winds of up to 115 km an hour left more than 700,000 homes and businesses without power.
Read more on bchydro.com
Jessica McDonald sits down to talk about Site C on Shaw's Voice of BC

Project delayed while bears sleep through winter

A power line relocation project was delayed for four months to protect a mother bear and cub near Merritt. Read more on bchydro.com
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Crews worked long hours to repair damages caused by the August 29 windstorm. We want to say thanks not only to our crews who worked long hours in tough conditions to get everyone back, but to our customers for their patience and support.
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