Site C

Abundant, clean electricity has been a cornerstone of British Columbia’s economy and quality of life for generations. That’s why BC Hydro is building the Site C Clean Energy Project (Site C), a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C. Site C will be a source of clean, renewable and cost-effective electricity in B.C. for more than 100 years.

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Erosion and Sediment Control

During project planning, BC Hydro identified areas that have the potential for erosion and sedimentation. That’s why BC Hydro's Construction Environmental Management Plan provides specific actions to be taken to prevent the erosion of soils and the transport of sediment. These measures are implemented prior to the start of work and during the work.

Managing Invasive Plant Species

When dealing with invasive plant species, prevention, early detection and eradication is the most effective means of management. For Site C, BC Hydro has developed plans for invasive plant control on construction work sites and will coordinate control and monitoring activities with contractors.

Latest Information

Turbines and generators contractor starts work on Site C BC Hydro's Site C project reached a milestone today as the turbines and generators contractor mobilized to the construction site. ...
Site C Update #4: Tension crack on north bank of Site C dam BC Hydro and its contractor are implementing a remediation plan for the 400-metre tension crack on the north bank of the Site C dam site. ...
BC Hydro and Halfway River First Nation reach agreements on Site C BC Hydro and Halfway River First Nation have reached agreements that will provide economic opportunities and other benefits related to the construction and operation of the Site C Clean Energy Project....