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BC Hydro announces John Hart Dam civil works contractor

BC Hydro’s John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade Project reached another milestone with the award of the civil works contract to the Aecon-EBC General Partnership.

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Low water levels create Strathcona Dam upgrade prep work opportunity

The low water levels in the Campell River system have created an opportunity for some drilling work to be done on the Strathcona Dam as part of its seismic upgrade.

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BC Hydro Releases the Next Video Update for the Strathcona Dam Water Discharge Upgrade Project

BC Hydro has created the next in a series of video updates for the Strathcona Dam Water Discharge Upgrade Project

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BC Hydro considering recreation use during John Hart project site works

Site work has begun to prepare the area around the John Hart Dam for the upcoming John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade Project. BC Hydro says work is considering public safety and the surrounding trails. “The biggest recreational touch point is the parking lot just to the north of the John Hart Dam off Brewster Lake… 

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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… 

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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,… 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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