Power outage in Ottawa South resolved, utility says

A screengrab of Hydro Ottawa's outage map showing more than 12,000 people were without power before 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Hydro Ottawa

Thousands of Ottawa residents were affected by a brief power outage in the city’s south end on Monday morning, according to Hydro Ottawa.

The utility’s outage map showed a widespread outage across Ottawa’s Alta Vista, Capital, River and Gloucester-Southgate wards just before 10 a.m. on Monday.

More than 12,000 customers were affected.

The issue was resolved shortly before 11.a.m.

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The outage was linked to a loss of power from the provincial grid, according to an update from the utility’s Twitter account.

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