Nechako Reservoir Updates - August 26, 2021

Reporting Period: August 20 to August 26, 2021

  • Reservoir level has decreased in the past 7 days going from 2796.88 feet to 2796.57 feet.
  • Skins Lake Spillway discharge was recently decreased to approximately 80 m3/s and is expected to be maintained throughout September in consideration of reduced power generation and the Chinook spawning season.
  • Twelve (12) mm of precipitation was observed last week and thirteen (13) 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 21 m3/s to 17 m3/s
    • Flow at Vanderhoof decreased from 318 m3/s to 249 m3/s
    • Flow at Cheslatta Falls decreased from 270 m3/s to 173 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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