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BC Hydro asking people to stay away from Elk Falls until May

BC Hydro says it’s going to be the longest extra water release down Elk Falls Canyon in memory. Until early May the flow rate is going to be up to 15 times higher than...

BC Hydro asking people to stay away from Elk Falls

BC Hydro is asking people to stay away from Elk Falls this week. One of the John Hart station’s generators is being taken offline for testing and so crews can do some work in the...

BC Hydro extends Campbell River safety advisory

BC Hydro says it’s looking to reduce the water flow at Elk Falls Canyon. Since Sunday the utility has been spilling an increased amount of water to make up for recent rain and snowmelt. Right...

Hydro Pleased with John Hart Water Levels

Water levels are looking good in the John Hart system. That's the word from BC Hydro spokesperson Stephen Watson. He says this weekend's rainfall didn't hit the Campbell River system as hard as it did...

John Hart Dam debris cleaning today

Flows down Elk Falls are being ramped up today. BC Hydro crews will be removing grassy debris from the John Hart intake gates and trash racks, which is causing clogging issues. Spokesperson Stephen Watson says...

Hydro spilling water down Elk Falls Canyon

BC Hydro is advising people to stay away from the Elk Falls Canyon for the next week or so. Spokesperson Stephen Watson says the reservoir is close to full, so Hydro has started spilling water...

Students welcomed to view ongoing John Hart Project

The John Hart Generating Station Project is welcoming students from School District 72 this month. BC Hydro spokesperson Stephen Watson says this is the third year of the partnership with the district to allow students...

River Flows down Elk Falls

The Campbell River system has seen some significant water inflows from all the rain. BC Hydro spokesperson Stephen Watson says the upper reservoir went up a metre in the past week, and right now it's...

BC Hydro beginning migration flows

BC Hydro will begin migration flows starting tonight. The increase in flows will help with steelhead migration and spawning in between the John Hart Generating Station and Elk Falls. Spokesperson Stephen Watson says BC Hydro will...

Lack of natural gravel in the River

Since it opened in May of last year - people have been going to the Elk Falls Suspension Bridge in droves. Today, the BC Conservation Foundation is starting up on a project that will see...

Stay safe around Elk Falls

If you're in Campbell River, you might want to check out Elk Falls.   BC Hydro continues to release water in the area as the rain continues, but spokesperson Stephen Watson says the Elk Falls Suspension...
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