Advisory: Potential Controlled Release of Water at Cat Arm Spillway, Continued Controlled Release in Several Areas

July 5th, 2022

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that the company is still releasing water at the following locations:

  • In the Victoria Lake and Victoria River area in southwestern Newfoundland at the Victoria Dam Spillway;
  • In the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland at the Granite Canal Bypass Structure; and,
  • In the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland at the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Beothuk Lake.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is also advising residents, cabin owners and travellers in the Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula that due to forecasted rain, the company may soon be required to release water at the Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River.

People are advised to use these areas with great caution as water levels and flows will be higher than normal and may be unpredictable.

Media Contact:

Jill Pitcher
Senior Communications Advisor, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
t. 709.737.1219 / c. 709.689.9938 e.