News Planned Hydro One Outage in Bancroft This Weekend SHARE ON: Mathew Reisler, staff Thursday, Sep. 13th, 2018 Photo credit: supplied There will be planned Hydro One outages this weekend in Bancroft and the surrounding area. The outages are from 8 AM to 4 PM this Sunday. The Townships affected are: Tudor and Cashel Limerick North Kawartha Wollaston Effingham Lake Faraday Ashby Cardiff Bancroft Hastings Highlands Carlow-Mayo In total, over 8,500 Hydro One customers may be without Hydro while the installation work is being done. Businesses in the area may be affected as well. If the business is attached to the line where the work is being done, their Hydro may be out while the installation is being done. The planned outage is because Hydro One will be working on replacing wooden hydro poles in the area. They need to be switched out once every 50-60 years. New switches will be installed as well. You can view the Hydro One map with more information on these planned outages by clicking here.