Nov 3, 2013 Public safety advisory – controlled water release

November 3, 2013 – Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that reservoir levels are above normal for this time of year.

There is a controlled release of water at the following areas:

  • In central Newfoundland from the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake.
  • Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula.

The Company has begun releasing at Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River.


People are advised to use this area with great caution as water levels and flows are higher than normal and may be unpredictable. Water releases at spillways could begin at any time.