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Public Advisory: Update on controlled releases of water, central region

January 8th, 2024

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers in the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland that the company is no longer releasing water at the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Beothuk Lake. Additional releases are not expected at this time.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is also advising residents, cabin owners in the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland that the company may be required to release water at the Granite Canal Bypass Structure. Releases may begin at any time.

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. JillPitcher@nlh.nl.ca