13 July 2023: Reservoir Update

Flow Facts: 7 July to 13 July 2023

  • Reservoir level increased in the past 7 days from 2796.64 feet to 2796.67 feet.
  • Following discussions with our communities, we are moving towards a gradual increase of water for the Summer Temperature Management Program (STMP). The STMP period runs from 10 July to 20 August and is a provincial requirement to manage water temperatures to protect salmon during migration through the Nechako River.
  • Skins Lake Spillway (SLS) discharge recently increased to 102 m3/sec.
  • Five (5) millimetres of precipitation was recorded last week, with approximately five to fifteen (5-15) millimetres of precipitation anticipated over the next 7 days.
  • Real-time and historical information on reservoir activity can be viewed at any time by clicking here. Please see images below for further details regarding current reservoir conditions.