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News for project John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade

John Hart Dam seismic work in 2020 sets BC Hydro up for ‘a big year’ in 2021

BC Hydro says the planned seismic upgrades to the John Hart Dam made “good advancements in 2020,” and sets them up for a big year in 2021. “We initiated the project in 2014 to find the best way to upgrade the dam so that it can withstand a severe earthquake and maintain downstream public safety,”… 

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Campbell River Chamber Website Collaboration With BC Hydro Will Connect Workers To Three New Projects

The Campbell River & District Chamber of Commerce has once again partnered with BC Hydro with a relaunch of the website — majorprojects.ca — in support of three upcoming proposed projects: the John Hart Dam seismic upgrade, the Ladore Spillway seismic upgrade and the Strathcona Dam water discharge upgrade. As the projects move forward, this website will connect local companies and… 

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BC Hydro Releases New Project Video Updates

BC Hydro has created the first in a series of video updates for each proposed project.

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BC Hydro, Chamber of Commerce launch job website for Campbell River dam projects

From the Campbell River Mirror: Job seekers and companies interested in working on three proposed safety projects on the Campbell River hydroelectric system can visit the new project-focused website set up by BC Hydro.

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BC Hydro Inform the City of Campbell River Mayor and Council about Proposed Projects

Stephen Watson of BC Hydro delivered a presentation to City of Campbell River Mayor and Council on the proposed capital projects and hydroelectric operations in February 2020

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BC Hydro: the last two decades and the decade ahead

A perspective on the past two decades and the decade ahead for the Campbell River hydroelectric system.  From the Campbell River Mirror: When we start a new decade it is often a period of reflection...

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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… 

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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… 

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