Public Safety Advisory Update – Controlled Water Release, Granite Canal Area has Stopped

Update – March 14

Potential for controlled water release has now ended.

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Previous release:

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that controlled water release in the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland have ceased.  Hydro is not longer releasing at the Granite Canal Bypass Structure, the Granite Canal Spillway or the Granite Overflow Dykes along Burnt Dam access road into Grey River.

There is a possibility that additional releases may be required if inflows increase once again. People are advised to use these areas with great caution as water levels may be unpredictable. Water releases at spillways could begin at any time.