TORONTO, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Hydro One reports that heavy rain in the
Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has caused severe flooding at its Richview
and Manby Transmission Stations in the western GTA.
The Company is reporting widespread power outages as a result in parts
Brampton, Toronto and Mississauga.
Hydro One crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power.
More updates will be provided as information become available.
Hydro One delivers electricity safely, reliably and responsibly to home
and businesses across the province of Ontario and owns and operates
Ontario's 29,000 kilometre high-voltage transmission network that
delivers electricity to large industrial customers and municipal
utilities, and a 121,000 kilometre low-voltage distribution system that
serves about 1.4 million end-use customers andsmaller municipal
utilities in the province. Hydro One is wholly owned by the Province of
SOURCE: Hydro One Inc.
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