UPDATE: Outage Cancellation – Power Outage Advisory: Outage scheduled for Upper Lake Melville area on August 20th

August 1st, 2017

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.


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