News for December 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 […]