28 July 2022: Nechako Reservoir Update

Flow Facts: 22 July to 28 July 2022
  • Reservoir levels continue to decrease from a peak of 2799.91 feet on 15 July. In the past 7 days, reservoir levels have decreasedfrom 2799.70 feet to 2799.55 feet.
  • Skins Lake Spillway discharge is currently ~300 m3/s, and will be maintained as such for the next week.
  • Approximately 2 (two) millimetres of precipitation was recorded last week, and 1 (one) millimetre is anticipated over the next 7 days.
  • Real-time and historical information on reservoir activity can be viewed at any time by clicking here. Please see images below for further details regarding current reservoir conditions.

Additional information regarding current conditions

Overall, since 1 April 2022, we experienced the 3rd highest amount of rain on record for this period due to the late Spring and recent rain events. However, with recent low precipitation forecasted, Nechako River levels are expected to continue to decrease.

Should you have any questions or concerns, or require additional information, please do not hesitate to reach out by reply email, or through one of the methods listed below.