Update: Hydro no longer releasing water at Granite Canal & Star Lake

Update:

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers to the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland that the company is no longer releasing water from Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake. Further releases of water are not expected at this time.

Additionally, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers to the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland that the company has stopped its controlled release of water at the Granite Bypass Structure. The potential for further controlled releases at this location still exists, and could resume at any time in the coming days. People are advised to use the area with great caution as water levels and flows may be higher than normal and may be unpredictable.


Previous (February 5, 2022):

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is also advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that releases of water are currently ongoing at the following locations:

  • In the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland. The company is currently conducting a controlled release of water at the Granite Bypass Structure.
  • In the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland. The company is currently releasing water from the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake.

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


Previous (February 4, 2022):

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is also advising residents, cabin owners and travellers to the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland that the company has stopped its controlled release of water at the Granite Bypass Structure. The potential for further controlled releases at this location still exists, and could resume at any time in the coming days.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is also advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that releases of water are still ongoing in the Star Lake area of Central Newfoundland. The company is currently releasing water from the Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake.

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