Nechako Reservoir Update - October 1, 2020

01 Oct 2020

Reporting Period: September 25 to October 1, 2020

  • Reservoir level has increased in the past 7 days from 2797.90 feet to 2798.10 feet.
  • Skins Lake Spillway discharge remains unchanged in the past 7 days and is currently 32 m3/s.
  • Nechako River flow discharge changes in the past 7 days at various locations are as follows:
    • Flow at Nautley decreased from 21 m3/s to 19 m3/s.
    • Flow at Vanderhoof decreased from 61 m3/s to 59 m3/s.
    • Flow at Cheslatta Falls increased from 34 m3/s to 35 m3/s.
  • Fifty-seven (57) mm of precipitation was observed last week and fourteen (14) mm of precipitation is expected for next week.
  • You can monitor continuous reservoir elevation by clicking here. Select the Nechako Reservoir at Skins Lake Spillway and station number 08JA023. Reservoir normal maximum level is 12.55m on this gauge, which is equal to 853.44 m or 2800 feet.
  • Please see graphs below for elevation and flow projections. To view real-time and historical information on reservoir activity, click here.

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