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Energy Matters

Dig safe – know what’s below

If you’re planning a home project that involves digging – fence post holes, planting shrubs, installing a sprinkler system, or putting in a flower bed – first find out if there are any underground natural gas and electrical lines.

How to spot a scam

Scammers are always finding new ways to steal your money. They’re even taking advantage of the pandemic by preying on people’s fears – threatening to turn your power off within half an hour if you don’t pay immediately.

Keeping your home healthy and safe

Manitoba Hydro’s latest safety public service announcements feature our Public Safety and Education Coordinator Linda Carter providing safety tips for working and living around your home during the pandemic.

Electrical safety at home

The uncertainty of what will happen, distraction and fatigue mean we might not pay attention to what we normally would. That’s why it’s vital to take an extra moment to make sure your home and family are safe.

Tree trimming

Trees near power lines can cause outages and start fires. If they become energized, they can injure or kill people.

Be safe when using a space heater

With more people at home, it’s vital to take care when using a space heater. If you must use a space heater as a temporary heat source, follow these safety tips to avoid potential shock and fire hazards.