NEWS RELEASE: Extended Power Outage
December 21, 2018 9:00 AM
The District is working with BC Hydro to obtain updates on the extent of the power outage. Transmission lines will be energized at 2 PM; however, there could be some customers still without power.
The District Municipal Office and Ucluelet Community Centre are closed today. Parks and trails remain closed.
Highway 4 is now open to single lane alternating traffic at Kennedy Hill.
The District’s water supply is operating normally.
Please note, the following businesses are open during the power outage:
- Co-op Grocery Store
- Co-op Gas Bar
- Petro Gas Bar
- Howlers Restaurant
- Black Rock Resort
The District has set up a Level 1 Emergency Operations Centre to continue to monitor the situation.
We will be providing an update at 12 noon. Please check back on the District website and Facebook page.