Hydro One power outages due to heavy rains

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 Ontario.

SOURCE: Hydro One Inc.

For further information:

Hydro One Media Relations 24 hours a day at 1-877-506-7584 or 416-345-6868.

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