Public Safety Advisory – Controlled Release of Water – Granite Canal Area

May 8th, 2017

Update – May 10

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that the Company is releasing water in the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland.

The Company is releasing water at the Granite Canal Bypass Structure and there is also the potential for releases at the Granite Canal Spillway and the Granite Overflow Dykes along Burnt Dam access road into Grey River. Releases at the spillway or overflow dykes may wash out the road to Burnt Dam, located 15.5 km from the Granite turn-off.

People are advised to continue to use this area with great caution as water levels and flows are higher than normal and may be unpredictable.


Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is advising residents, cabin owners and travellers that the Company will shortly commence releasing water in the Granite Canal area accessed from Central Newfoundland. The Company will release water at the Granite Canal Bypass Structure.

People are advised to continue to use this area with great caution as water levels and flows are higher than normal and may be unpredictable.

 



Media Contact:

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