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Residents of Quinte West Prepare for Planned Power Outage on Sunday, November 26th


Figure 1.1 Map of Outage Area


Quinte West, [2023] - In an effort to enhance the reliability and efficiency of the local power grid, residents of Quinte West are advised to prepare for a planned power outage scheduled for Sunday, November 26th. The temporary disruption in electrical service is part of essential equipment upgrades conducted by Hydro One


Details of the Power Outage: The planned power outage is expected to commence at 7:00 AM on Sunday, November 26th, and last until 12:00 PM. Utility crews will be working on critical infrastructure, conducting inspections, and implementing upgrades to ensure the continued delivery of reliable electricity to the community.


Affected Areas: The outage will impact various neighborhoods within Quinte West, and residents are encouraged to check the outage map above for specific details on affected streets and areas. The utility company has assured us that measures will be taken to minimize inconveniences to the extent possible.


Preparation Tips for Residents: Local authorities recommend residents take the following steps to prepare for the planned power outage:

  1. Stock Up on Essentials: Ensure you have an ample supply of food, water, and other essential items to last through the outage.

  2. Charge Devices: Charge electronic devices such as smartphones, laptops, and power banks in advance.

  3. Secure Backup Power: Consider having backup power sources, such as generators or uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), for critical appliances.

  4. Keep Warm: Keep extra blankets on hand. If possible use alternate heating surces that do not rely on electricity.

  5. Safety First: Exercise caution with candles or alternative heat sources, and be mindful of electrical safety when power is restored.

Community Understanding: While power outages can be inconvenient, residents are encouraged to view this maintenance work as an investment in the community's long-term infrastructure stability. Hydro One expresses appreciation for residents' understanding and cooperation during the planned outage.


Contact Information: For more information and updates regarding the planned power outage, residents can check Hydro One's Website at https://stormcentre.hydroone.com/



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