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Posted Friday, June 26, 2020

Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Elementary School Electrical Safety Poster Contest.
WNH received more than 60 poster entries from students across Waterloo Region. The contest was open to students in Grade 1-8 at schools across the City of Waterloo, the Township of Wellesley, and the Township of Woolwich. Students were asked to design a safety poster showing what you should do if you see a downed powerline.
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Posted Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) trucks are a familiar sight on roadways across Waterloo Region as crews work to maintain infrastructure and repair poles, lines and electrical equipment.
As summer season has arrived and we begin to reopen the Region, more traffic begins to appear on area streets and road ways, WNH asks that you help keep our employees safe by slowing down, paying attention, and obeying all road and traffic signs, especially in work and construction zones
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Posted Thursday, June 11, 2020

As part of Ontario’s Stage 2 reopening, Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) will reopen its office to customers on Monday June 15, 2020 with reduced hours for in-person support from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
To ensure the safety of all customers and employees, WNH has implemented a number of safety measures, including a redesign of the lobby to support proper physical distancing and the installation of Lexan barriers to separate customers from WNH employees. In addition to these safety...

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Posted Tuesday, June 02, 2020

As part of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic relief, the Government of Ontario has announced updated electricity rates and periods for Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) customers who pay Time-of-Use.
Effective June 1, 2020, customers will pay a flat rate of 12.8 cents per kWh, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This new rate, known as the COVID-19 Recovery Rate, will impact households, farms, and small business customers. The new rate will be in effect until October 31, 2020.
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Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020

Temperatures in Waterloo Region are heating up, and Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) wants to help you keep your energy costs low when the thermometer is high.
If you’re planning to use a central air conditioner to cool your home, there are a few things to check to ensure it can run as efficiently as possible. Before starting the unit, ensure the area around it is clear of debris. Do not plant trees or shrubs within 24 cm of the unit to ensure it runs as efficiently as possible.
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