Wild Rose REA Ltd. is reminding farmers to exercise caution while working in the fields 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 eq
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 extensio
While watering your garden helps bring it to life, some energy and water can be wasted in the process. Although the garden may be producing more regarding harvest, using energy-efficient pumps and taking on smart landscaping design can help save energy. Following responsible watering practices can help reduce water waste in the garden. For instance, it's advisable to water your plants during the coolest part of the day, mainly early in the morning or later in the evening afte
Energy Savings can be a HOOT when they are this simple! These simple tips can help you save energy this spring and summer. Bring in sunlight. During daylight hours, switch off artificial lights and use windows and skylights to brighten your home. Set the thermostat. On warm days, setting a programmable thermostat to a lower setting when you are not at home can help reduce your energy costs by approximately 10 percent. Seal ducts. Air loss through ducts can lead to high elect
Are you planning on planting trees 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.
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Never worry about another storm with a GenerLink installed. 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 summer power outage. With GenerLink, using your portable generator during a power outage is easy and safe! GenerLink eliminates the hassles of running multiple extension cords, or hiring an electrician to install a transfer switch. The device detects when a ge
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? You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. Preparing the following supplies in advance can help lessen the impact of an emergency sit
In order to perform maintenance or emergency service work, our linemen require access to the transformer pole. Our linemen climb utility poles at all hours of the day, often in harsh weather conditions. Having safe and unobstructed access to a transformer pole is necessary for maintenance and emergency service work. Sharp objects like nails, tacks or staples for attaching signs, birdhouses or satellite dishes also pose a danger to our linemen. If a sharp object punctures a li
In the event of a power outage, one of the first things you should do, is check your breaker at the transformer pole to ensure it is UP and in the ON position. In the event that you check your breaker and it is DOWN and in the OFF position, all you may have to do in order to restore power is turn the breaker back into the ON position by flipping it UP. If you have checked your breaker and it is in the ON position, but you still have no power, please contact our Emergency Line