Hi All! With today’s power outage and potential for more, I am sharing some info with you:
Here is Premier Moe’s message as of 1:00 today:
Update on the power outage situation across many parts of Saskatchewan.
Posted by Scott Moe on Tuesday, December 4, 2018
We also received a message from SaskPower.
SaskPower is aware of outages impacting most of the City of Regina as well as other communities in the province.
We are communicating directly with you as a valued partner in hopes you can share this information with your networks, communities and stakeholders. SaskPower has suffered significant issues because of frost over the past few days. We are working to assess the situation and make repairs.
This is what you need to know;
- The frost is causing lines to fall and sag; please be safe and stay at least 10 meters away. Do not try to remove frost from the lines yourself. Lines that look damaged can still be live.
- If you’re using a generator, you need to use an installed transfer switch. Without a transfer switch, your generator will feed power back into the lines, creating a serious hazard for our personnel working to restore power.
- Never operate a generator in a house, garage or enclosed building. Doing so will put you and your family at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Thank you for your patience as we work to restore power to our customers. We don’t have an exact time for restoration but are looking at late this afternoon at the earliest for some areas. We will share more information as it becomes available.
For the latest information please stay updated at our;
SaskPower Twitter feed: https://www.saskpower.com/#.XAa9AhLNAdE.twitter
SaskPower Blog: https://www.saskpower.com/about-us/our-company/blog/crisis-event
SaskPower Website: https://www.saskpower.com/
Some sources on Staying Safe in a Power Outage:
If you need anything, call the RM office or my cell if the power is off. 331-8449. Stay safe All!