There’s never a good time for a power outage to occur. Severe storms and high winds can damage power lines and equipment which can lead to power outages. Extended power outages during extreme hot or cold weather could put your health and safety at risk. Follow these tips to help you and your family stay safe.
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Emergencies occur without warning. If you know severe weather is heading your way plan in advance to have a safe drinking water ready for your family. In an emergency, we recommend you have enough drinking water for at least 72 hours, two litres per person per day.
The City of Windsor By-law #195-2011 requires all rented or leased dwellings to provide heat between September 15 and June 15. The minimum temperature of the dwelling must be 70°F or 21°C. What to do if you do not have heat?
Safe food handling is always important, especially in an emergency. You must make sure that you handle your food safely during these times. Always remember: When in doubt, throw it out!
Plan Ahead for Emergencies