The area impacted by the power outage in Saanich on Nov. 28 at 7:30 a.m. (Supplied by BC Hydro)

The area impacted by the power outage in Saanich on Nov. 28 at 7:30 a.m. (Supplied by BC Hydro)

BC Hydro says Saanich outage should be fixed by 6 p.m.

Outage is due to planned work being done on equipment

BC Hydro estimates power will be back at 6 p.m. for the 575 customers who woke up without power in Saanich Sunday morning.

The power corporation said the outage was due to planned work being done on equipment.

The outage was reported around 7:30 a.m. for people living in the area south of Observatory Road, east of Prospect Lake Road, north of Ivor Road and west of Elk Lake Drive.

The Saanich outage is currently the only reported in Greater Victoria, but a number of outages have been reported elsewhere in the province as heavy rain has caused problems in the previous weeks. There are currently four new outages BC Hydro is reporting today.

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