The Power Outage from "Derecho"
The storm on May 21st reached winds as fast as 190 km/h. Many of us were out of power for two or more days. Hydro continues to work to to stabilize the grid. If anyone sees any downed power lines, we are warned to please keep a 10 meter distance and notify them online or by phone at 613 738-0188 .
The City of Ottawa has mentioned to us that they're doing their best to get to the grass in parks, medians and roadways and ask for our patience while they catch up following the storm clean up.
In happy news: a resident messaged us following the chaotic events with a story with a happy ending and a great example of neighbours looking out for each other!
"I would like to send huge thanks to a kind neighbour called Nick who found my dog wandering on Findlay Creek Dr. I have a fenced and secured yard but somehow the gate was left open. It’s times like this during the recent storm that neighbours come out to help one another. So grateful to being a part of this community." -Carole on Long Point Circle