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Power restored following outages in Regina: SaskPower

SaskPower said several areas of Regina were experiencing power outages Sunday morning.
SaskPower said several areas of Regina were experiencing power outages Sunday morning. Provided / SaskPower

SaskPower issued a tweet saying power was restored in several areas where it was out on Sunday morning, aside from Walsh Acres.

SaskPower said crews were dispatched to the Walsh Acres area at 10:52 a.m.

East Regina, southeast Regina, northeast Regina and the rural area east of Regina, including Pilot Butte, also experienced the outages. Those areas had their power restored as of 11:52 a.m.

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The initial tweets said crews were patrolling. There was no expected time of return, they said.

Traffic lights were also out at the McDonald Street Bridge.

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There are several factors that can cause power outages. Global News spoke with SaskPower spokesperson Jordan Jackle in May regarding a power outage that affected thousands in the city.

READ MORE: Thousands experience power outage in northwest Regina Friday morning

“We divide the causes into three different camps — they’re caused by weather, aging infrastructure — that is something we’re working to fix, we’re spending about a billion dollars a year to both grow and improve our grid across the province, and the other part is wildlife.

taylor.braat@globalnews.ca
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