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Posted Friday, November 03, 2017

Spam  text messages offering rebate from hydro overpayment  
Energy+ Inc., Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., and Waterloo North Hydro Inc. are warning customers to be aware of a text message scam targeting electricity customers in this region.
Electricity customers in Waterloo Region have reported receiving text messages from individuals claiming to represent various local electricity distribution companies. The text informs customers they have received a refund...

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Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The tree canopies in the City of Kitchener and the Township of Wilmot just got a little greener, thanks to reforestation grants from Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro.
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro provides annual reforestation grants to support local municipalities as they work to enhance their urban forests and to compensate for the impact of utility tree trimming done throughout the year to maintain a safe, reliable power supply. This year, the municipalities were each awarded $45,000.
“The...

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Posted Monday, May 15, 2017

May 15 to 21 is Powerline Safety Week
 Don’t take safety for granted, always be aware of overhead and underground wires.
 
GUELPH & WATERLOO REGION, ON (May 15, 2017) – The impact of coming into contact with a powerline is instant and often lethal. Within the past decade, 23 Ontarians have died due to contact with live powerlines, [1] and many more people have been seriously injured. Even getting too close to a powerline can kill...

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Posted Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Callers threaten immediate disconnection for overdue hydro account
GUELPH & WATERLOO REGION, ON (May 9, 2017) – Energy+ Inc., Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc., Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., and Waterloo North Hydro Inc. are warning customers to be aware of a telephone scam targeting electricity customers across the province.
Electricity customers in Ontario have reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the local electricity...

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Posted Thursday, April 06, 2017

Kitchen er-Wilmot Hydro Employer of Distinction AwardKitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. was recently awarded an Employer of Distinction Award from Conestoga College for its support of co-op students.
The award is presented to top employers who have provided high levels of support to the school and its students.
“Supporting student learning is very important to Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro,” says Wilf Meston, Vice President Operations at Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro. “By giving students the opportunity to learn hands-on from...

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