Downed power line knocks out hydro to 9,600 Hydro Ottawa customers

OTTAWA — Hydro Ottawa says a downed power line was responsible for a power outage that affected more than 9,600 customers in south Ottawa.

Hydro Ottawa reported an outage in the Albion, Rideau, Bank, Leitrim, Hunt Club areas at around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

As of 1 p.m., hydro officials said the estimated time of restoration was 5 p.m.

For more information, visit Hydro Ottawa’s outage map.

By 2:15 p.m., Hydro Ottawa said power had been restored to all but 74 customers along Rideau Road.

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