Boat safety on Peace River

Please use extreme caution in the area around Site C on the Peace River. The river will be permanently closed on June 15, 2020, to prepare for river diversion later this year. Learn more.

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Public advisory: Boaters advised to use caution on Peace River BC Hydro is advising boaters to use caution on the Peace River, due to the heavy rainfall of the past few days....
Public advisory: Debris boom installed across the Peace River This weekend, BC Hydro will be installing a debris boom across the Peace River to ensure safe construction of the Site C dam. ...
More Peace Region community programs receive BC Hydro GO Fund grants BC Hydro is contributing $39,500 to support five Peace Region non-profit groups through the Site C project’s Generate Opportunities (GO) Fund....

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Site C Employment Statistics - May 2020

The May workforce numbers reflect BC Hydro’s March 18 decision to scale back construction activites on the Site C dam site, as well as the May 14 announcement to safely and gradually begin increasing construction activities at the dam site.

Peace River closures begin June 2020

Effective June 15, 2020 there will be permanent closures on the Peace River to protect boaters and dam operations throughout construction. To move boaters around the construction area, we have set up a seasonal portage program.