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Two Planned Power Outages in the Big Thompson Canyon

Post Date:05/03/2018

Contact: Garth Silvernale, Power Operations Supervisor, (970) 962-3581,
Department: Water and Power Division
Release Date: May 3, 2018



Loveland Water and Power will perform two outages in the Big Thompson Canyon as they make system improvements during the canyon rebuild by the Colorado Department of Transportation. During the outage, crews will set power poles up and over treacherous terrain on Ute Pass at the mouth of the canyon.

The first outage will occur on Tuesday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If weather prohibits the work on May 8, the outage will be rescheduled for May 10. The second outage will occur on May 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If weather prohibits that outage, the work will be rescheduled for May 21. Please visit our website at for details on the outages.

The outage will take the canyon out of power from the Colorado Cherry Company west including customers in Bartram Park, Drake, Waltonia, County Road 43, Idylwild Lane and the Big Thompson Canyon Fire Station. 

If you have questions or concerns about the outage, please contact Water and Power Dispatch at (970) 962-3581.



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