Nechako Reservoir Updates - August 19, 2021

Reporting Period: August 13 to August 19, 2021

  • Reservoir level has decreased in the past 7 days going from 2797.26 feet to 2796.88 feet.
  • Skins Lake Spillway discharge is currently 276 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.
  • Seven (7) mm of precipitation was observed last week and sixteen (16) 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 22 m3/s to 21 m3/s
    • Flow at Vanderhoof decreased from 324 m3/s to 318 m3/s
    • Flow at Cheslatta Falls decreased from 272 m3/s to 270 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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