Springtime Tree Growth

Springtime brings sunshine, warmer temperatures and is a great time for trees to grow within our service area. If you have any questions or if you see vegetation close to an overhead power line, please help us by calling our office @ 780-349-3655 during regular business hours or, the 24 Hour Emergency Call Center @ 1-877-749-3655 with the land location and details of the problem area along with contact information where you can be reached. With safety in mind, under no circumstances should you try to remove the vegetation yourself.

Give Yourself Peace of Mind with a GenerLink

Did you know that a GenerLink can be used in all four seasons during a power outage, and ensure that you never have to worry about a storm rolling in? GenerLink is a product that makes connecting a generator easy and safe while providing homeowners the opportunity to run critical items in their homes during a power outage. It is only meant to run critical items in your home during an outage and not the whole house. GenerLink eliminates the hassles of running multiple extension cords, or hiring an electrician to install a transfer switch. The device detects when a generator is operating and automatically disconnects from the utility grid, eliminating dangerous back feed. For more information,

Energy Saving Tips

The following cost free tips can help you save energy each and every day! Turn off Unnecessary Lights. When you leave the room, ensure you turn off the light behind you. Use Natural Light. The sun can light up your home during the day for free, however if it is very hot and sunny, you may not want to leave your curtains during the day as it will increase your cooling costs. Use Task Lighting. Using one small task light while you are reading in a room, is more efficient than having several lights on in one room for the same task. Turn off the water in between brushing your teeth, and washing your hands. The less hot water you run, the less energy you are wasting just to have the water go stra

Are You Prepared?

During a power outage you can be left without heating, lighting, or running water. You can lessen the impact of a power outage by taking the time to prepare in advance. If an emergency happens in your area, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. Are you prepared to be without power? Visit https://www.wildroserea.com/are-you-prepared to learn more on how to prepare.

Laundry Energy Saving Tips

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

Vegetation Management

If you have any questions or if you see vegetation close to an overhead power line, please help us by calling our office @ 780-349-3655 during regular business hours or, the 24 Hour Emergency Call Center @ 1-877-749-3655 with the land location and details of the problem area along with contact information where you can be reached. With safety in mind, under no circumstances should you try to remove the vegetation yourself.

Happy Victoria Day!

The Wild Rose REA office will be closed today, Monday May 20, 2019 for Victoria Day. The office will reopen Tuesday May 21, 2019 at 8:00 AM. Happy Victoria Day!

Victoria Day Office Hours

The Wild Rose REA office will be closed on Monday May 20, 2019 for Victoria Day. The office will reopen Tuesday May 21, 2019 at 8:00 AM. Happy Victoria Day!

PPO May 14, 2019

On Tuesday May 14, 2019 there will be a planned power outage (PPO). This PPO will affect Members in the Hazel Bluff area between 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM within the following LSD's: 59-01 & 60-01.

Farming Power Line Safety

Wild Rose REA Ltd. is reminding farmers to exercise caution while seeding this spring. We have experienced numerous line contacts due to farm equipment getting too close to the line. Take the time to identify the hazards around you. Plan routes in advance. Lower large equipment such as grain augers, air seeders and air sprayers during transport. Use a spotter on the ground to warn you of any dangers when moving equipment. Maintain a safe distance between your equipment and Wild Rose REA Ltd. facilities. If you are ever in doubt when planning your route, please contact the Wild Rose REA Ltd. office.

Spring Field Work: Always 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 and or power poles. 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. If you have made contact with any of Wild Rose REA Ltd.'s facilities, please contact our 24 Hour Call Center immediately to report the contact. Don't forget to ask yourself... Where's The Line?

Energy Saving Tips

The following tips can help reduce your overall consumption around your home.. 1. Turn off the Lights: An easy way to conserve energy and reduce your overall consumption is to turn the lights off when you leave a room. Every little bit of energy consciousness counts! 2. Unplug Electronics: Electronics use power in stand by-by mode even while they are not in use. This is also known as phantom power use. Unplugging that cell phone charger or tablet as soon as it is done charging is a simple way to reduce your consumption. 3. Layer Up: With the crisp spring air, your home's temperature can fluctuate throughout the day from being too cool in the morning and just right in the afternoon when the s

Have You Sold Your Property?

Have you recently sold your property or purchased one in the Wild Rose REA Lt.d. service area? 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 to ensure a smooth transition.

Wild Rose REA Ltd. Phone Lines

***UPDATE: Phones have been restored to normal operating conditions*** Please note that Wild Rose REA Ltd. is currently experiencing an issue with incoming calls on the office number, 780-349-3655 due to a TELUS issue. We are working to have the issue repaired as soon as possible. If you attempt to call 780-349-3655, the line will continue to ring, with no answer. In the interim, please contact our 24 Hour Toll Free Number: 1-877-749-3655 for immediate assistance or email billing@wildroserea.com We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

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 spring. 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

Laundry Energy Saving Tips

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

EPO May 1, 2019 Rochester Area

Please note that there is currently an Emergency Power Outage (EPO) affecting Members today in the Rochester area between 2:00 PM and 3:30 PM within the following LSD's: 62-25.

CLICK before you DIG!

Stay safe and CLICK before you DIG this spring. Are you planning on planting trees, putting in a new garden, or a fence 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.

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