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Posted Monday, May 13, 2019

Spring is here and with a long weekend on the way, Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) is reminding customers and contractors to be aware of the dangers of overhead and underground powerlines.
Powerlines can cause serious injury and death. There were 1,248 powerline contacts and 19 Ontarians were killed by powerline contact in the past ten years. Outdoor activities, such as building fences and decks, cleaning eaves and trimming trees can pose risks for people to come in contact with...

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Posted Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) is looking for the best elementary school artists to help show Waterloo Region residents the dangers of electrical equipment.
The utility’s 2 nd annual Elementary School Electrical Safety Poster Contest runs until May 1, 2019. The contest is open to students in Grades 1-8 at schools across the City of Waterloo, Township of Wellesley, and the Township of Woolwich.
Students are asked to design a poster showing the dangers of electrical...

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Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2019

March is Fraud Prevention Month across Canada and, with the month winding down, Waterloo North Hydro is reminding customers to stay vigilant and avoid scams throughout the year.
Recently, Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) business customers were targeted by a phone scam where they were threatened with immediate disconnection if they did not make an immediate payment via credit card either over the phone or in person at a specified address.
WNH wants to remind customers that...

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Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2019

March Break is here and spring is just around the corner. With temperatures starting to rise, Waterloo North Hydro (WNH), wants to remind you to stay safe with these important electrical safety tips.
Late winter and early spring storms can cause damage to powerlines and hydro poles. If you see a downed powerline, be sure to keep you and your family safe by staying at least 10 metres (the length of a school bus) away at all times.
WNH also encourages you to stay safe by...

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Posted Friday, February 22, 2019

Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) is warning its business customers to be wary of suspicious calls following reports of a phone scam in the area.
Business customers in Waterloo Region are receiving calls from callers claiming to represent WNH. During the call, customers are threatened with immediate disconnection if they do not make an immediate payment via credit card either over the phone or in person at a specified address.
WNH wants to remind customers that we will never...

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