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Update – Public Safety Advisory: Controlled water release into Burnt Pond & White Bear River ended

April 26th, 2019

Update:

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that the Company is no longer releasing water in the Burnt Pond and White Bear River areas of Central and Southern Newfoundland. There is still a potential for additional releases if inflows increase.

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

 


 

Previous Advisory (April 24, 2019):

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that due to recent rainfall and snow melt the Company is releasing water in the Burnt Pond and White Bear River areas of Central and Southern Newfoundland.

The Company is currently releasing water from the Burnt Dam Spillway into the White Bear River.

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

 


 

Previous Advisory:

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that due to recent rainfall and snow melt we may be required to release water in the Burnt Pond and White Bear River areas of Central and Southern Newfoundland.

There is a potential that we might be required to release water from the Burnt Dam Spillway into the White Bear River.

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



Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca