Nechako Reservoir Update - August 5, 2021

Reporting Period: July 30 to August 5, 2021

  • Reservoir level has decreased in the past 7 days going from 2798.23 feet to 2797.85 feet.
  • Skins Lake Spillway discharge is unchanged in the past 7 days and is currently 281 m3/s.
  • As part of the Summer Temperature Management Program (STMP), frequent spillway adjustments can be expected over the summer to meet the requirements of the STMP and based on weather conditions.
  • One (1) mm of precipitation was observed last week and eight (8) mm of precipitation is expected for next week.
  • Nechako River flow discharge changes in the past 7 days at various locations are as follows:
    • Flow at Nautley decreased from 36 m3/s to 29 m3/s
    • Flow at Vanderhoof increased from 308 m3/s to 333 m3/s
    • Flow at Cheslatta Falls decreased from 280 m3/s to 277 m3/s
  • Real-time and historical information on reservoir activity can be viewed at any time by clicking here.
  • Please see images below for further detail regarding current conditions.

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