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Update: Power back on for most BC Hydro customers after outage stretching from West Kelowna to Summerland

The power lines went down at approximately 5:15p.m. on May 23
(BC Hydro Map)

Update: May 24 4:49 a.m.

Power has been restored to all customers in the affected areas.

Update: 7:40 p.m.

Power has been restored to approximately 4,200 customers. Power is still out for customers in West Kelowna east of Glen Canyon Drive, south of Dobbin Road, north of Brown Road, and west of Cindy Road.


BC Hydro customers from West Kelowna to south of Summerland are without power due to down lines.

Two separate incidents have been reported with lines down in West Kelowna and Peachland. Both incidents occurred at approximately 5:15 p.m., and are impacting approximately 5,644 BC Hyrdo customers.

Crews are currently on the scene to restore power.

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