Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Safety Awareness


Clearances to Overhead Electrical Infrastructure


Tree Planting and Trimming Near Overhead Electrical Infrastructure


Clearances to Underground Electrical Infrastructure


Clearances for Swimming Pools

Be Prepared

Be Better Prepared in 3 Steps: Make a Plan, Build a Kit, Stay Informed!

72 Hours – Are you Ready?

 Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere and to anyone. Be sure that you and your family are better prepared for emergencies by creating an emergency plan and 72-hour emergency kit, and learn more at Get Prepared Canada. You can also find emergency preparedness information by visiting the Township of Centre Wellington or County of Wellington Emergency Preparedness websites.

Local Emergency Electrical Contacts

To report a power outage, fallen tree hazard or electrical emergency:

Centre Wellington Hydro Electrical Customers (Fergus and Elora) 1.866.291.2932

Hydro One Electrical Customers (Centre Wellington) 1.800.434.1235 or https://www.hydroone.com/MyHome/PowerOutages

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Safety Tips


Spring Safety

Before starting yard work, outdoor home maintenance or a project that involves some digging, be sure and locate powerlines. OntarioOneCall.ca.

Opening the pool? Keep handles 3-6 metres away from overhead wires.





Safety around Electrical Infrastructure

Do you know the safety risks associated with electricity? Watch these videos on how to stay safe around the instrastructure that provides your community with electricity.