Swimming Pool- Energy Saving Tips

Technically it is still spring for a few more weeks, but with this beautiful weather, you can't help but think ahead to summer! If you are lucky enough to have a swimming pool in your back yard, the following tips can help you keep your consumption down. Put a lid on it: By covering your swimming pool with a lid while not in use, you can save 50-70% on your heating costs. Water Pumps: You can install a small high efficiency pump and still circulate enough water to keep your pool clean.

Emergency Power Outage- South of Barrhead

Please note that there is currently an Emergency Power Outage affecting Members south of Barrhead between 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM within the following locations: 58-03-W5 58-04-W5

Planned Power Outages

As part of our commitment to our Members to improve our service, we conduct maintenance and upgrades to eliminate the potential for unplanned outages. We make every effort to contact our Members at least two days in advance of a Planned Power Outage for the maintenance work or when new electrical service construction takes place. If you experience a power outage and we have not contacted you, please call us at: 780-349-3655 during regular business hours 24 hour Emergency Call Center: 1-877-749-3655. Please provide your name, legal land location, account number and phones numbers you can be reached at.

Power Outage RESTORED- Westlock Area

***Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations.*** We are currently experiencing a power outage that is affecting Members west and south of Westlock within the following LSD's: 59-26, 59-27 & 60-26. Our crews are responding to this outage and we appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Power Outage- Westlock Area

We are currently experiencing a power outage that is affecting Members west and south of Westlock within the following LSD's: 59-26, 59-27 & 60-26. Our crews are responding to this outage and we appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Ask Yourself... Where's The Line?

Spring is a very busy time of the year for moving agricultural equipment, and unfortunately can sometimes result in making contact with the line if you are unsure of the height of your equipment and the height of the lines along your route. If you are ever in doubt about the route you are taking, please contact our office and we can help you plan safe passage. Don't forget to ask yourself... Where's The Line? Always remember this simple motto: LOOK: Keep your equipment 7 meters away from overhead power lines. LOCATE: When digging, make sure you get a locate to avoid underground power lines. LIVE: Do your part to make sure everyone gets to go home at the end of the day by remembering these th

Energy Saving Tips- Hot Tubs

While hot tubs can be a great addition to your home or backyard, they consume a lot of energy to heat and circulate water. The following tips can help you reduce your hot tub's consumption this summer. Put a lid on it: The same way you would prevent heat loss with a pot on the stove, keeping a lid on your hot tub while it is not in use, can help reduce excess heating costs, Block the wind: When the wind passes over your hot tub, it will cool and even evaporate the water in your tub. This will require you to not only add more water but you will also spend more reheating it to keep it at the temperature you want it. Create a windbreak around your hot tub using privacy panels, fencing or even s

Happy Victoria Day

The Wild Rose REA office will be closed on Monday May 21, 2018 for Victoria Day. The office will reopen Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Happy Victoria Day!

Victoria Day Office Hours

The Wild Rose REA office will be closed on Monday May 21, 2018 for Victoria Day. The office will reopen Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Have a safe and fun long weekend!

Energy Saving Tips- Laundry

The following tips can help you reduce your energy consumption the next time you do laundry! Wash your clothes in cold water using cold-water detergents whenever possible. Wash and dry full loads. If you are washing a small load, use the appropriate water-level setting. Don't over-dry your clothes. If your machine has a moisture sensor, use it. Clean the lint screen in the dryer after every load to improve air circulation and prevent fire hazards. Periodically, use the long nozzle tip on your vacuum cleaner to remove the lint that collects below the lint screen in the lint screen slot of your clothes dryer. Periodically inspect your dryer vent to ensure it is not blocked. This will save ener

Power Outage RESTORED- Tawatinaw Area

***Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations.*** We are currently experiencing a power outage that is affecting Members in the Tawatinaw Area within the LSD's of: 60-24 & 61-24 due to a power line contact. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Power Outage- Tawatinaw Area

We are currently experiencing a power outage that is affecting Members in the Tawatinaw Area within the LSD's of: 60-24 & 61-24 due to a power line contact. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Power Outage RESTORED- North Of Jarvie

***Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations** We are currently experiencing a power outage that is affecting Members north of Jarvie. Our crews are responding to this outage, and there is currently no ETA for restoration. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Have You Sold Your Property?

Have you recently sold your property or purchased one? Please notify our office at 780-349-3655 or email billing@wildroserea.com with your moving details a minimum of five (5) business days prior to your move.

Always Ask Yourself... Where's The Line?

Did you know... You and your equipment MUST stay a minimum of 7 METERS away from overhead power lines when you are parked or operating equipment. If you need to work closer then 7 meters, please contact Wild Rose REA Ltd. at 780-349-3655 for authorization. Always remember this simple motto: LOOK: Keep your equipment 7 meters away from overhead power lines. LOCATE: When digging, make sure you get a locate to avoid underground power lines. LIVE: Do your part to make sure everyone gets to go home at the end of the day by remembering these three words: Look. Locate. Live.

Click before you DIG!

Are you planning on building a new fence or a deck this spring? Make sure you know your responsibilities before you dig. Contact Alberta One-Call to request that the buried utilities on your property be located and marked at least two full working days before you plan to dig. www.albertaonecall.com 1-800-242-3447 For information on secondary line locates, please contact our office at 780-349-3655.

Mental Health Week May 7-13

Mental health is about more than mental illness. It’s more than being happy all the time. It’s about feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s highs and lows. Everyone deserves to feel well, whatever their mental health experience. And we all need a support system to lean on. Please visit the following link to learn more about Mental Health Week! #GETLOUD

Energy Saving Tips- SPRING Cleaning

It was doubtful for a while, but Spring is now most certainly here! Spring-cleaning involves making sure all of the fans in your home are dust free so that you can put them to use as the air starts to get warmer in your home during the day. Ensure your fans are set to draw warm air upwards to cool the room and promote airflow. Also, as you clean your blinds and windows this Spring, remember to take advantage of the natural lighting in your home and soak up some sunlight!

Energy Saving Tips- Put a Lid on It!

Don't forget to cover foods while cooking. Putting a lid on your food while you’re cooking is a great way to make your kitchen more energy efficient. Not only will it reduce your foods overall cook time, it will help to limit the amount of heat being introduced into your home. Keep this tip in mind the next time your in the kitchen cooking and Put a Lid on It!!

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