August 2, 2020
There are currently strong winds in the Grimsby area that can cause power outages. During conditions like this there is a greater possibility of damage to power lines due to trees/branches and flying debris.
If you have information regarding and event (i.e. heard a load bang, branch/tree on power line, line down across road, debris made contact with power line) please call 905-945-5437 press 1 and relay that information when you call in. This information will help us respond to the outage.
During an outage crews are committed to working safely to restore power. High winds can pose additional risk to our crews. Power will be restored as it is safe to do so.
Outage - North of the QEW between Nelles Road N and Roberts Road N
8:20pm – Power restored.
7:42pm – The crew is currently patrolling lines to resolve the issue.
6:48pm - There is another outage on the North side of the highway from Nelles Road to Roberts Road. Estimated time to restoration to this area is currently unknown.
5:30pm - Power has been restored to all areas. If you are still experiencing a power outage, please call 905-945-5437 and press 1.
5:20pm – Crews are currently patrolling the lines to locate the issue and any possible debris. Estimated time to restoration is 2 hours.
4:30pm - We are currently experiencing a power outage. The outage is affecting customers on the North side of the highway from Nelles Road to Roberts Road. Crews have been dispatched to resolve the issue. Estimated time to restoration is unknown at this time.
Outage - Ridge Road E and Church Road
7:38pm – Power is restored.
6:10pm - Estimated time to restoration for the Ridge Road East and Church Road area is 2 hours. The crew is fixing a broken primary wire.
5:40pm - There is currently and outage in the area of Ridge Road East and Church Road. Crews have been dispatched to resolve the issue.
Please note that OH (solid coloured lines) are overhead lines, while UG (dashes)are underground feeders.
There are two locations from which Grimsby draws power, each with two incoming lines. The four feeder lines are labelled in the legend as 18M3, 18M4, 2508M3 and 2508M4. The two lines, 18M3 and 18M4, connect to the Beamsville transmission station. The other two lines, 2508M3 and 2508M4, connect to the Niagara West Transformation station located south of Grimsby.