Public Safety Advisory – Controlled Release of Water

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers in the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland and the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland that:

The Company continues to release water at the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake.
The Company is planning to initiate a controlled release of water at the Granite Canal Bypass Structure late this afternoon.
There is a potential for release of water at Granite Canal Spillway and the Granite Overflow Dykes along Burnt Dam access road into Grey River.

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