Advisor Communities and Social Performance – Nechako Watershed Region (18-month term)

We are looking for a Community Social Performance Advisor with strong interpersonal and proven strategic skills to contribute to our Aluminium division’s CSP team in Northwest, British Columbia. You will be part of a cross-disciplinary group of colleagues throughout the province in building collaborative and lasting relationships with community partners.

The role is for a fixed-term duration of 18 months, and can be based in Vanderhoof or Burns Lake, BC. To learn more and apply click here .

Research Manager Jeremy Morris and team of UNBC researchers visited Otter Creek as part of the multi-year NSERC/Rio Tinto Industrial Research Chair program in Climate Change and Water Security project. The monitoring of temperatures in the Nechako watershed will provide the team with data to train a computer model to stimulate water temperature everywhere in the basin and help the team to gauge fish health under various climate scenarios.

Flow Facts: 11 November to 18 November 2021

  • Reservoir level has increased from 2794.75 feet to 2794.77 feet in the past 8 days.
  • Currently, Skins Lake Spillway discharge is 40 m3/s, where it will be maintained approximately for the duration of the winter, as per Nechako Fisheries Conservation Program guidelines.
  • Nechako River flow discharge changes in the past 8 days at various locations are as follows:
    • Flow at Nautley decreased from 12 m3/s to 11 m3/s
    • Flow at Cheslatta decreased from 87 m3/s to 61 m3/s
    • Flow at Vanderhoof decreased from 113 m3/s to 78 m3/s
  • Forty (40) mm of precipitation was observed last week and thirteen (13) mm of precipitation is expected for next week.
  • View the reservoir condition report below or access real-time and historical reservoir activity here