Public Safety Advisory Update (August 30, 2013)

August 30, 2013 – Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is advising residents, cabin owners and travelers that heavy rain is increasing water levels and flows is all of its reservoir systems.
Controlled releases continue in the Upper Salmon area of Central Newfoundland. Hydro is releasing water from its North Salmon Dam Spillway into the North Salmon River. There is also potential for releases in the Burnt Pond and White Bear River areas of Central and Southern Newfoundland. Hydro may begin to release water at its Burnt Dam Spillway into the White Bear River if necessary.
People are advised to use reservoir areas with great caution as water levels and flows are higher than normal and may be unpredictable.