Public Advisory: Controlled Water Release Star Lake

June 24th, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that the Company may soon release water in the Star Lake area in Central Newfoundland and in the Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula.

The Company may start releasing water at the Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River.

The Company may start releasing water at the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake.

In addition, the Company is advising that the road to Burnt Dam has yet to be fully repaired.

People are advised to use these areas with great caution as water levels and flows are unpredictable.

Media Contact:

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