Media Advisory - ENMAX Set to Rebuild Existing Weaselhead Transmission Line by Helicopter

    CALGARY, Feb. 5 /CNW/ - With the hard work of key stakeholder groups
including City of Calgary Parks, the Calgary Field Naturalists, and the
Weaselhead Society, and with the help of local residents who attended Open
Houses in November 2007, ENMAX Power Corporation is set to begin the rebuild
of an existing transmission line in the west end of the Weaselhead Natural
    Following the recommendations of an independent biologist presented in a
Biophysical Impact Assessment on the Weaselhead, ENMAX produced a construction
plan designed to protect and preserve this sensitive natural area through the
life of this project. Some of the recommendations ENMAX will follow include
performing all work by helicopter, fencing off sensitive areas, and completing
the work before winter thaw.
    The construction is set to begin on February 4, 2008 and will continue
until mid-to-late March. Residents living near the area will hear the
helicopter working, and those local residents who frequent the pathway systems
in the Weaselhead can expect some temporary pathway closures. Some closures
are expected to be only for a few minutes while the helicopter flies equipment
in and out of the work area.
    For the safety of the public, and the crews working on the project, ENMAX
asks that if media are looking for footage, they contact the ENMAX Media Line
at 689-6150. We would be happy to arrange a site visit.

    ENMAX Power Corporation, a subsidiary of ENMAX Corporation, and its
predecessors, have provided Albertans with safe and reliable electricity for
more than 100 years. One of the most reliable urban utilities in Canada, ENMAX
Power owns, operates and maintains the distribution and much of transmission
network in and around Calgary. Most of ENMAX Power's activities are regulated
by the Alberta Utilities Commission. The non-regulated subsidiaries managed by
ENMAX Power provide engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance
for the electrical servicing of residential and commercial developments and
LRT (light-rail transit) systems as well as fiber optic networks for high
speed data and internet communications. For more information, visit our
website at Under principles of Safety Absolutes for ENMAX,
ENMAX cannot allow anyone onto a site without supervision and approval.

For further information:

For further information: To arrange for a site visit or an interview
contact: ENMAX Media Line: (403) 689-6150

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