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Power Watch Ended for Upper Lake Melville

February 1st, 2019

Update (Feb. 1, 7:00 AM) – Customers are advised that the Power Watch that was in place for the Upper Lake Melville area this morning is no longer required and has been lifted.


Previous Advisory (Jan. 31, 5:00 PM)

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is advising customers in the Upper Lake Melville area that a Power Watch is in effect for tomorrow (Friday, February 1st) beginning at 8:00 a.m.

System demand is expected to be high during peak periods tomorrow morning, with very cold weather forecast in the area as well as equipment offline in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

We are not anticipating any issues tomorrow morning, however we are monitoring the system closely. No customer action is required at this time, but customers are asked to be prepared to conserve in the event the situation changes. We will advise customers if the status changes.

This advisory is part of Hydro’s ongoing commitment to keeping customers more informed and educated on the status of the electricity system and system events. Learn more about how Hydro’s  Advance Notification System and how to conserve effectively if asked here:  www.nlhydro.com/winter

For updates, follow Hydro on social media at www.twitter.com/NLHydro and www.facebook.com/NLHydro.



Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca