UPDATE: Equipment Advisory: Churchill Falls-to-Happy Valley Transmission Line Out of Service on August 27

August 25th, 2017

UPDATED: August 25, 2017

Equipment Advisory: Churchill Falls-to-Happy Valley Transmission Line Out of Service on August 27 

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) advises that the transmission line from Churchill Falls to Happy Valley will be taken out of service from approximately 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2017 as required maintenance work is completed at the switchyard in Churchill Falls.

No customer impacts are anticipated as a result of this work, with adequate back-up generation available in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Customers are, however, reminded that it is always advisable to be prepared for potential outages.

Find outage information any time on our website at nlhydro.com/outages and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date information.

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UPDATED: August 15, 2017

Outage Cancelled for Upper Lake Melville

Hydro would like to notify customers that the planned outage for the Upper Lake Melville area on Sunday, August 20th has been cancelled.

The required maintenance work at the Churchill Falls switchyard has had to be rescheduled, and we will advise customers as soon as that date has been determined.

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ORIGINAL ADVISORY – August 1, 2017

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is advising customers in the Upper Lake Melville Area that there will be a power outage on Sunday, August 20th to complete required maintenance work at the switchyard in Churchill Falls.

The planned outage will take place from 4:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and will affect all customers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, 5 Wing Goose Bay, Sheshatshiu, North West River and Mud Lake.

Hydro understands the impact that outages have on our customers and we thank you for your patience. This work is required to ensure safe and reliable service for customers in the Upper Lake Melville area.

You can prepare for the outage by ensuring you have your emergency kit ready in advance and know how to be safe during outages. Information on outage safety can be found here.

Updates on the outage will be available on our website at nlhydro.com/outages. Customers can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates as they are available.

 



Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca