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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 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… 

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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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