Line Contact Power Outage Restored: Fawcett Area

**Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations** Please note that we are currently experiencing a power outage within the following locations due line contact and damaged pole. LSD's: 65-26 & 64-26 We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as power is being restored.

Line Contact Power Outage Fawcett Area

Please note that we are currently experiencing a power outage within the following locations due line contact and damaged pole. LSD's: 65-26 & 64-26 We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as power is being restored.

Ask Yourself...Where's The Line?

Summer is a 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 three

Are You Prepared for A Minimum of 72 Hours?

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 situation: Water Flashlights Batteries, candles, and matches Non-perishable food Medical supplies Alternative heat source Battery operated radio Generator Visit www.getprepared.gc.ca for more information on how to prepare i

Cattle Guards

Did you know that cattle or other livestock rubbing against poles or guy wires is a safety risk and can cause unnecessary damage to equipment, and even cause power outages? If you have cattle that are rubbing on a pole or a guy wire, a cattle guard will need to be installed by the landowner to prevent damage and potential outages.

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.

Set It and Forget It!

Sign up for pre-authorized withdrawal account payments today and never worry about making another late payment again. By filling out the below form, you can easily set your account up to have your payments automatically withdrawn from your bank account on the 20th of each month.

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,

EPO August 21, 2020

Please note that we are currently experiencing an emergency power outage (EPO) affecting members in the following locations to conduct Emergency Repairs: 65-26-4 Power is expected to be restored by 2:00 PM. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this emergency power outage.

Are You Prepared for a Storm?

Never worry about another summer 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 generator is operating and automatically disconnects from the utility grid, eliminating dangerous back feed.It is a five-inch device that is easily installed behind a customer’s electric meter by WRREA and requires

Washing Machine Consumption Calculator

A washing machine is a common home appliance that most people use to clean their clothes and fabrics. Older top loader washing machines generally use more water and energy, this is why more modern and energy efficient designs are front loaders. A washing machine will use 400 to 1300 watts, with modern Energy Star rated models using about 500 watts. This simple formula calculates how much energy the average energy efficient 500 Watt washing machine that is used for two hours twice a week, will use over the course of a month. Watts / 1000 x Hours x Days in Month= kWh Example: 500 Watts / 1000 x 2 x 8 = 8 kWh An older washing machine that uses 1300 Watts will consume the following amount of ene

FREE Light and Heat from the Sun!

Let FREE light and heat from the sun inside your home this fall. Making sure heat doesn’t escape from your windows is important, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the sun heating up your home and providing free light. Open your blinds or curtains for south-facing windows on sunny fall days. In the evening, don’t forget to close them to lock in the free heat. In areas where your home doesn’t get much sun, especially in areas shaded from trees, keep your curtains and blinds closed.

Power Outage Restored: West of Westlock

***Please note the power has been restored at the below noted locations *** We are currently experiencing a power outage that is affecting Members west of Westlock within the following LSD's: 58-1-5 59-1-5 58-27-5 59-27-5 Crews have been dispatched. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Power Outage: West of Westlock

We are currently experiencing a power outage that is affecting Members west of Westlock within the following LSD's: 58-1-5 59-1-5 58-27-5 59-27-5 Crews have been dispatched. We appreciate your patience and understanding while power is being restored.

Energy Saving Tips- Outdoor Grill/ BBQ

Using an outdoor grill to cook food in the summer is an excellent way to save energy. Using your outdoor grill or even a fire pit means you don’t have to turn your oven or stove top on so they won't be drawing any power! With your appliances off, your kitchen stays cooler, which in turn means your refrigerator and your air conditioner do not have to work as hard. By cooking outdoors you will reduce your overall kitchen energy consumption.

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,

Do You Know What To Do In The Event of A Power Outage?

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 1-877-749-3655. Please ensure you have your Name and Legal Land Location available to ensure that we are able to respond to your outage.

Gardening Energy Saving Tips

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 after sunset. You should also consider setting sprinklers to water the desired regions with just the right amount of water. Collect rainwater in tanks and barrels, then use it to water both indoor and outdoor plants. Take so

Click before you DIG!

Are you planning on planting trees or building a fence this summer? 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.

PPO August 12, 2020

Please note that on Wednesday August 12, 2020 there will be a planned power outage (PPO). This PPO will affect Members in the Dapp and Jarvie areas between 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM within the following LSD's: 1-11, 14-17, 21-28, 34 of 63-26-4 7-8, 16-22, 27-34 of 62-26-4 2, 11-13 of 63-27-4 2-4, 8-11, 14-16, 21-27, 34-36 of 62-27-4 26, 34-35 of 61-27-4 1-2, 10-51, 24-25 of 62-01-5

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