OTTAWA, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Heavy freezing rain has downed trees and damaged hydro poles, causing more than 90 power outages across Hydro Ottawa's service territory.
Crews are working to restore power to 16,000 customers, primarily in the central and south areas of the city. Hydro Ottawa's outage map, which is updated every 5 minutes, shows the location of these power outages.
Hydro Ottawa crews are working to restore power initially to large scale outages, followed by smaller ones, keeping safety as the number one priority amid these icy conditions.
About Hydro Ottawa
Hydro Ottawa's core businesses are delivering electricity, generating renewable power and providing energy conservation/management services. Hydro Ottawa is a community-owned, private company, delivering electricity to more than 325,000 customers in Ottawa and Casselman. It is the largest municipally owned producer of green power in the province, with hydroelectric and landfill gas-to-energy generating facilities. Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc.
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