News for the year 2022

B.C. Hydro preparing lands for massive John Hart dam seismic upgrading

B.C. Hydro crews start work mid-month to prepare sites for civil work next year on the ­massive John Hart Dam ­seismic upgrading project near ­Campbell River. “Given the public traffic across the dam and recreational activities just to the north of the dam, it is important that people be aware in advance of these early… 


John Hart project receives civil work bids

BC Hydro has posted the company names that have submitted bids for the John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade Project: Aecon-EBC General Partnership Barnard Constructors of Canada LP FL JHD Constructors General Partnership The civil work Request For Proposals bid submission deadline was June 15, 2022. BC Hydro plans to award the contract in fall 2022,… 


Strathcona Dam project overcomes design obstacle

BC Hydro’s Strathcona Dam Water Discharge Upgrade Project was progressing as planned until a physical water model in 2021 showed some strong water vortices that had potential to damage the new structure during operations.


Dam upgrade on popular Campbell River lake won’t affect recreation

The shores of McIvor Lake were calm and quiet on a sunny afternoon the Thursday before Victoria Day weekend. For many weekends to come, those very shores will be brimming with people wanting to take in all the lake has to offer.


Good Contractor Interest in John Hart Dam Project

BC Hydro has received a large amount of contractor interest in the civil work for the John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade Project.


BC Hydro Releases A New Video Update for the John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade Project

BC Hydro has created the next in a series of video updates for the John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade Project.