OTTAWA, Oct. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - For the first time in more than 100 years, Chaudière Falls is open to the public with a new park space offering scenic views of this historic and culturally significant site.
Join distinguished guests Elder Barbara Sarazin, Minister Bob Chiarelli and Mayor Jim Watson, along with Chair Jim Durrell and CEO Bryce Conrad to officially open public access to this site.
The public space was completed as part of Energy Ottawa's new 29-megawatt hydroelectric facility. Recently energized, the state-of-the-art generating station now powers 20,000 homes with clean, renewable energy.
October 16, 2017 – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Chaudière Falls Hydroelectric Facility
4 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON
Free parking is available in the NCC parking lot on Middle Street.
Going north on Booth Street, and before the interprovincial bridge, you will see Chaudière Falls and Mìwàte signs on your left with the address 4 Booth Street.
About Energy Ottawa
Energy Ottawa is a diversified and innovative energy company. It is the largest municipally owned producer of green power in Ontario, with hydroelectric, solar, and landfill gas-to-energy generating facilities. Its energy services group offers a wide range of energy management services for commercial customers. Its infrastructure management services include cable testing, power quality monitoring and engineering solutions. Energy Ottawa Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.
SOURCE Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.
For further information: Media contact: Daniel Séguin, Manager, Media and Public Affairs, Hydro Ottawa, Tel: 613-738-5499 ext. 2345, [email protected]