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UPDATE: Spill advisory ended for Burnt Dam Spillway into White Bear River

November 20th, 2020

Update:

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travelers in the Burnt Pond and White Bear River areas of Central and Southern Newfoundland that the potential for releases is over for now.


Previous:

November 17, 2020 – Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers in the Burnt Pond and White Bear River areas of Central and Southern Newfoundland that due to recent heavy rainfall the Company may need to release water at the Burnt Dam Spillway into the White Bear 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.

For information on how to stay safe around dams and spillways, click here.



Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca