BC Hydro Issues Arrow Flow Change Notification
BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will increase noticeably on Saturday, December 11:
*At 7 a.m., flows will increase from 1,444 m3/s to 1,586 m3/s.
*At 8 a.m., flows will increase from 1,586 m3/s to 1,727 m3/s.
*At 9 a.m. flows will increase from 1,727 m3/s to 1,801 m3/s.
When combined with the outflows from the Kootenay River, Columbia River levels at Birchbank are expected to increase by 0.55 metres (1.8 feet). Please make safety your top priority when planning activities near the Columbia River.
For up-to-date reservoir elevation and river flow information, please call BC Hydro’s toll-free number at 1 877 924 2444 or visit bchydro.com. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mary Anne Coules at 250 365 4565.