A space heater can be a quick and easy way to warm up a room. But it can also pose a fire risk if not used correctly. Space heaters are also not intended as a permanent heat source, but only used as a temporary heat source in a home or garage.
Space heaters – only for temporary use
Scam reports jump in 2019
More Hydro customers are getting bogus e-mails and texts attempting to scam them out of their money. We do not ask for prepaid debit cards, payments over the phone, or ask customers to wire money.
Large transformer move December 5 from city to Riel station
Starting 8 p.m. on December 5, a transformer weighing about 179,000 kilograms will travel a carefully planned route from Winnipeg to Manitoba Hydro’s Riel Converter Station east of the city.
More outages expected – be prepared
Trees are many things: living time capsules, air filters, decorations, places to play, and a distinctive and beautiful part of our province. They’re also a very common cause of power outages in Manitoba.
Safety tips for the 12 Days of Christmas
Nothing says Christmas like a colourful light display. But with all the glittering outdoor lights, inflatable yard decorations, and lights on your Christmas tree, there’s an increased risk of electrical hazards.
A message from our president: Thank you
I want to thank all of you – our customers – for the patience, support and understanding you showed Manitoba Hydro, and particularly our front-line crews, as we dealt with the effects of the devastating early winter storm that hit us over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Flu or flue?
With the heating season upon us, the risk of carbon monoxide exposure increases. Carbon monoxide (CO) exposure is caused by faulty or improperly vented heating equipment. Anything that burns propane, heating oil, kerosene, coal and wood can cause dangerous levels of CO in your home and workplace if not properly vented.
Power back on for all customers hit in Thanksgiving weekend storm
All communities that lost power in an unmatched Thanksgiving weekend storm are now restored — opening the way for evacuated residents to prepare to return home.
Final push to reconnect customers in Interlake begins today
Less than 2,000 customers remain without electricity today as work to repair damage caused by last weekend’s storm continues.
Manitoba Hydro staff able to vote near temporary job locations
Hundreds of Manitoba Hydro staff working on the restoration of power to thousands of impacted Manitobans will be able to cast ballots in Monday’s federal election, at polling stations in the affected areas.