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Update: Public Advisory – Potential For Controlled Water Release, Star Lake And Jackson’s Arm

July 16th, 2019

Update:

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that there is currently no requirement for releases of water.

At Star Lake in Central Newfoundland, the Company is no longer to releasing water at Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake, but there is the potential for additional releases later.

In the Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, the Company is no longer releasing water at the Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River but there is the potential for additional releases later..

People are advised to use these areas with great caution as water levels and flows are unpredictable.


Previous Advisory:

July 6, 2019 – Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that there is an ongoing requirement for releases of water.

At Star Lake in Central Newfoundland, the Company is no longer to releasing water at Star Lake Spillway into Star Brook and then Red Indian Lake, but there is an potential for additional releases later.

In the Jackson’s Arm and White Bay area on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, the Company is releasing water at the Cat Arm Spillway into the Cat Arm River.

People are advised to use these areas with great caution as water levels and flows are unpredictable.



Media Contact:

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