Public safety advisory for controlled release of water updated (September 27, 2013)

September 27, 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.
  • Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula.

The Company is releasing at Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River.

The potential for releases at additional locations is over for the time being.

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.