News for the year 2019

Design work for seismic upgrade of John Hart Dam continues

From the Campbell River Mirror: BC Hydro’s planned seismic upgrades to the John Hart Dam are targeted to strengthen the dam so that it can withstand a major earthquake. The design work to achieve that goal continues to be refined. “The feasibility design stage has been completed and we are now fine tuning the design […]


Design work underway on Strathcona Dam upgrade near Campbell River

From the Campbell River Mirror: Design work continues on BC Hydro’s Strathcona Dam upgrade in hopes of getting BC Utilities Commission approval in 2022. The design of the water discharge upgrade to Strathcona Dam will allow for BC Hydro to draw down the Upper Campbell Reservoir level after a severe earthquake. The upgrades will also […]


The Discovery Centre at Elk Falls

The Discovery Centre is located beside the parking lot to the Elk Falls Suspension Bridge, just off Highway 28. The Discovery Centre provides visitors with colourful and informative wall panels, and a touchscreen TV with videos, to tell the story about the watershed, the facilities, and the proposed dam safety projects. BC Hydro’s Discovery Centre […]


JHGS Decommissioning and Removal of old Facilities

Community update April June 2019 Decommissioning Status, Old John Hart Project Site Map – Planned Decommissioning Works, BC Hydro Land To Be Provided To the Elk Falls Provincial Park, Construction – Point Of Interest Download the report: JHGSRP Decomm Rpt April-June 2019


JHGS Decommissioning Station Facilities

Decommissioning And Removal Of The Old John Hart Generating Station Facilities Community Update: January-March 2019 Download the report: JHGSRPDecommRptJan-March2019


Project Construction Video Update

Our latest video update is now available on YouTube