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Power Outages

11 Alerts
July 18, 2019 1:55 PM

Power Outage - 1:30pm July 18, 2019


July 18, 2019 - 1:30pm

There are power outages in multiple locations including the North Shore, Harrop Proctor, Queens Bay, Balfour, Taghum, and Blewett. The outages have been caused by downed trees and lines.

Crews have been...

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July 18, 2019 3:06 PM

As of July 18th 2:59 pm, we are currently experiencing a power outage on the North Shore from 4 Mile to Coffee Creek, including Harrop Proctor, Balfour, Queen Bay, we are also experiencing an outage in the Blewett and Taghum areas. Multiple trees and lines are down. The power will be out for several more hours as the crews work to clear up the trouble areas.

June 3, 2019 2:46 PM

Power Outage in parts of North Shore - June 3, 2019 2:40pm


June 3, 2019 - 2:40pm

Power is out in areas of Queens Bay, Balfour and Procter. This is a result of loss of supply from FortisBC.

Crews have been dispatched and will work to restore power as quickly as...

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February 6, 2019 8:57 AM

February 6, 2019 - Power Outage in Parts of North Shore (8:50am)


February 6, 2019 - 8:50am

Nelson Hydro is experiencing a power outage in various areas of the North Shore.

Crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power as soon as possible.

Please call the 24 hour outage line at...

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February 3, 2019 6:53 PM

Feb 3, 2019 - Power Outage Areas of North Shore


February 3, 2019 - 6:45pm

Nelson Hydro is experiencing a power outage in various areas including Granite Road and parts of the North Shore.

The power outage is due to high wind activity.

Crews have been dispatched and are...

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January 30, 2019 2:06 PM

Jan. 30, 2019 - Power Outage in areas of Nelson (1:50pm)

There is a power outage in the areas of Uphill, Highway 6, Perrier Road and Rosemont. Crews have been dispatched and power is expected to be restored by approximately 3:00pm.

To stay up-to-date on this and other outages, please call the 24 Hour Toll Free...

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January 30, 2019 2:32 PM

Jan. 30/19 - 2:30pm. Power has been restored.

December 11, 2018 5:43 PM

Dec. 11, 2018 Power Outage


December 11, 2018 - 5:40

The Nelson area is experiencing a heavy, wet snowfall. There are outages reported in Taghum, Blewett and parts of Granite Rd.

Crews have been dispatched.

Please call the 24 hr Outage Information line...

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November 27, 2018 4:43 AM

Nov. 28, 2018 - Power Outage


November 27, 2018 - 4:30am

Pleased be advised there is a power outage in the Blewett / Sproule Creek area.

For the most up to date information, please call the power outage toll free line at 1-877-324-9376.

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November 27, 2018 10:10 AM

Nov. 28, 2018 - 10:05am - Nelson Hydro customers in various areas are currently experiencing power outages due to the heavy, wet snowfall. Crews are working to restore power to all affected customers. To report an outage, or for current updates, please call 1-877-324-9376.

October 2, 2018 7:26 PM

Power Outage - October 2, 2018


October 2, 2018 7:15pm

Crews have been dispatched to deal with a wide-spread power outage following tonight’s weather event.

For updates in your area, please call 1-877-324-9376.

Nelson Hydro thanks you for your patience as...

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August 28, 2018 3:09 PM

Aug 28, 2018 2:58pm - Power Off - Related to Gas Leak in Uphill


August 28, 2018 at 2:58pm


There is a gas leak in the Innes and Hendryx Street area of Nelson.

Power has been shut-off along Houston Street between Josephine and Cedar Streets, as well as...

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August 28, 2018 5:12 PM


GAS LEAK - Final Update 5:10pm

Hendryx/Innes area in Uphill

Incident Command has been terminated and turned over to FortisBC. Residents are welcome to return to their homes.

Nelson Fire and Rescue Services is pleased to report that there were no injuries or extended property damage.

August 27, 2018 1:51 PM

1:45pm - Aug. 27/18 - Power Outage (Parts of North Shore)

Power is out on the North Shore from 6 Mile to Redfish Creek, including Harrop & Procter.

Crews have been dispatched.

For up to date information, call the Hydro Outage line at 1-877-324-9376.

June 19, 2018 8:46 AM

June 19, 2018 - Planned Power Outage on Georama Road


Approximate Number of Customers affected: 50 +
Location: Georama Road
Date: June 19, 2018
Outage Start Time: 8:30 am
Approximate Restore Time: 1:30 pm

For up-to-date outage information, please call...

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Road Closures

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Water Quality Advisories

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May 9, 2018 12:34 PM

May 9, 2018 - Water Quality Advisory

The City of Nelson, in consultation with the Interior Health Authority, is issuing a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for the City of Nelson. On-going testing indicates that the current water quality in the Nelson water supply is FAIR due to recent spring run-off...

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May 28, 2018 5:52 PM

May 28, 2018 RESCINDED- The Water Quality Advisory issued on May 9th has been rescinded.

Water Restrictions

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Weather Event

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