Public Safety Advisory – Controlled Release of Water (June 27, 2014)

June 27th, 2014

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that high water levels persist in some reservoirs and that releases of water are still required:

  • In the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland, the Company is releasing water at Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake.
  • In the Victoria Lake and Victoria River area in Southwestern Newfoundland the Company is releasing water at the Victoria Dam Spillway into the Victoria River.
  • In the Upper Salmon area of Central Newfoundland the Company is releasing water from its North Salmon Dam spillway into the North Salmon River.
  • In the Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on the Great Northern Peninsula the Company is releasing water from Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River.

The release of water at the Salmon River Spillway in the Jeddore Lake and Bay d’Espoir area of Southern Newfoundland has ended.

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

Media Contact:

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