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Duration reduced: Planned power outage for Valleyview and Grenville Park areas on July 28

July 22, 2016 -

Due to the hot weather forecast into next week, the duration of the planned power outage for Kingston Hydro customers in the Valleyview and Grenville Park areas has been reduced. The outage on Thursday, July 28 will accommodate the installation of a new hydro pole.

To reduce the impact on customers of a power outage in hot weather, the outage will now begin at 7 a.m., with a five-hour duration.

Areas include:

  • Portsmouth Avenue between Howard and Fairview
  • Howard Crescent
  • Smithfield Crescent
  • Hawthorne Avenue
  • Valleyview Drive
  • Florence Street
  • Sherwood Drive
  • Grosvenor Court

The alternate date for this planned outage is Friday, July 29. For a more detailed map of the affected areas, please visit www.UtilitiesKingston.com.

This power outage is necessary to allow workers to install a new hydro pole and transfer the overhead lines on Portsmouth Avenue, as part of electrical infrastructure improvements in the area, on behalf of your electrical distributor Kingston Hydro.

We apologize for any inconvenience. This work helps to ensure a reliable source of electricity to you, our customers. For more information, please visit www.UtilitiesKingston.com or call the Customer Service Centre at 613-546-0000.

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Media contact: For more information contact 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

www.KingstonHydro.com