And so it begins… This is the first case I have heard about of BC Hydro cutting someone’s power for refusing a smart meter – in this case a woman with EHS (electrohypersensitivity) whose health would have been compromised if she hadn’t switched her meter back to analogue. Beyond Orwellian.
Refusal to accept smart meter leads to Peachland power cut
By Wade Paterson – Kelowna Capital News
Published: April 17, 2013; Updated: April 18, 2013
BC Hydro has turned off power to a Peachland residence after the homeowners replaced a smart meter with an uncertified analog meter.
Deborah Stutters told Capital News a BC Hydro truck with three to five employees showed up at her Princeton Avenue home Wednesday around 1 p.m. to cut the power to her house.
Last May a representative of BC Hydro came to Stutters’ house and said her analog meter was malfunctioning and they’d need to replace it.
Stutters indicated she didn’t want a smart meter and said she was assured the meter would be replaced with another analog meter.
“Within hours somebody snuck on this property and switched out our analog for a smart meter,” said Stutters.
Stutters has electromagnetic field sensitivity and had declined getting the smart meter for health reasons…
- Read the rest of the article here: http://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/203497291.html
- Watch the Global TV News report here.
- Watch the CTV News report here.
- Read my own article (on my Pig Squash Press website) about How to Replace Your Smart Meter with a Safe Meter, which includes a link to Jerry Day’s instructional video on Youtube.