Update: Controlled water release ended in Star Lake Area

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travelers 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 at this time.

The potential for additional releases remains however, and could begin at any time. People are advised to use the area with great caution as water levels and flows may be higher than normal and may be unpredictable.


Previous:

June 18, 2024: Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers in the Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on the island’s Northwest Coast that releases of water at the Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River are no longer anticipated at this time.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is also advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that due to high water levels, the company is continuing to release water in the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland at the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Beothuk Lake.

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

June 12

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that the Company may begin to release water at the following locations because of anticipated heavy rainfall:

  • In the Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on the island’s Northwest Coast 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.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is also advising residents, cabin owners and travelers that due to high water levels, the company is continuing to release water in the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland at the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Beothuk Lake.

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