Public safety advisory for controlled release of water updated (October 1, 2013)

October 1, 2013 – Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that water release is occurring in the following area:

  • Upper Salmon area of Central Newfoundland. The Company is releasing water from its North Salmon Dam Spillway into the North Salmon River.

The potential for releases exists for the following areas:

  • Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula.

The Company may begin releasing at Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River.
People are advised to use these areas with great caution as water levels and flows continue to be higher than normal and may be unpredictable.