Alert: Hydro Ottawa is currently responding to power outages across Ottawa. If you are experience an outage please call 613-738-0188.

Power Outage Advisory

Heavy winds and lighting have resulted in power outages throughout the city.

 Our crews are working diligently to ensure public safety and restore power as soon as possible. Power will be restored initially to large scale outages, followed by smaller ones, keeping safety as the number one priority.

 If you see a downed power line, stay at least 10 meters (the length of a school bus) away from the wires and from any objects that are in contact with the lines.

 Crews continue to repair equipment and restore power to customers across the city. If you are experiencing an outage please call 613-738-0188.


Tornado, heavy winds cause widespread power outages across Ottawa

A devastating storm that caused a tornado, heavy winds and lightning across Ottawa has left about one third of Ottawa without power. Hydro Ottawa crews are working to restore power to 147,000 customers, primarily in the central and south areas of the city.

We're signing off. Our social media team is going to catch some Zzzzz and will be back in the morning. Our crews an…
@hydroottawa - 3 hours ago
Throughout the night, our top priority will be to work with emergency services to ensure public safety. Thank you f…
@hydroottawa - 4 hours ago
@night_shay beautiful photo! Thanks for sharing. Stay safe! #OttawaOutage
@hydroottawa - 4 hours ago
@jared_adams613 Hey thanks! Much appreciated. Happy to be here and helping keep #ottawa residents safe during #OttawaOutage
@hydroottawa - 4 hours ago