Nechako Reservoir Updates - October 22, 2020

23 Oct 2020

Reporting Period: October 16 to October 22, 2020

  • Reservoir level has increased in the past 7 days from 2797.84 feet to 2797.88 feet.
  • Skins Lake Spillway discharge was increased from 32 m3/s to 49 m3/s in the past 7 days.
  • Nechako River flow discharge changes in the past 7 days at various locations are as follows:
    • Flow at Nautley increased from 17 m3/s to 19 m3/s.
    • Flow at Vanderhoof increased from 61 m3/s to 67 m3/s.
    • Flow at Cheslatta Falls increased from 34 m3/s to 41 m3/s.
  • Fifty-four (54) mm of precipitation was observed last week and twenty-five (25) 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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