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Hydro companies responding as bills skyrocket and winter looms

Utility companies in Windsor and Essex County are vowing to do everything they can to keep the heat on this winter for customers who aren’t able to pay their mounting hydro bills. 704 more words

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Clueless leaders at root of Hydro problem

Re: Outcry over hydro costs grows, by Grace Macaluso, Sept. 27.

Did Terry Rafih just wake up from a 10-year coma? This debacle has been in the works for at least 10 years. 207 more words


Windsor has lead water problems, too

Re: Enwin Utilities calls on employees to drink tap water, Sept. 14.

Enwin CEO Helga Reidel, commented on “delicious” Windsor water. Wish we all could enjoy that but it is not the case and I suspect that Ms. 259 more words


Enwin Utilities approved to use drones to conduct inspections

Enwin Utilities is among the first in Ontario to start using drones to conduct hydro-related inspections and address emergencies.

Transport Canada has given approval to the local utility company to start using the airborne camera device to check power lines and other hydro infrastructure. 385 more words

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Words of wisdom from working Windsor women

What one piece of advice would you like to share with girls and young women who are at the start of their career paths? 486 more words

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Decreased water use means Windsor will have $1.1 million less for sewers

Declining water usage in Windsor has created an unintended problem: less money for city sewers.

The sewer surcharge — which normally brings the City of Windsor about $60 million annually from consumers’ water bills — will be down $1.1 million by the end of the year if the current trend continues. 384 more words

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Enwin Utilities poised to seek rate hike

Enwin Utilities, citing the need to maintain its infrastructure, will seek its first rate hike since 2009, said CEO Helga Reidel.

There is not yet a set percentage or dollar amount Enwin will pursue in its upcoming application to the Ontario Energy Board, she said on Tuesday. 456 more words

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