ÎLES-DE-LA-MADELEINE, QC, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Since February
12, many Hydro-Québec customers lost power because of significant
damage caused by severe weather conditions. At the height of the storm,
over 3,600 customers were without power.
Yesterday, 50 line crews and 12 pole installation crews were at work on
the territory to rebuild the distribution and transmission systems.
Right now, 179 customers are still without power.They were able to
restore service to 1358 customers.
Hydro-Québec is continuing its efforts to restore service to them as
soon as possible. Weather permitting, all customers will be reconnected
by Friday morning.
To rebuild the grid, Hydro-Québec will have a lot of heavy equipment on
the roads over the next few days. The public is advised to be careful.
For further information:
Hydro-Québec - Matapédia
Tel.: 418 318-4708