Public sessions are being held to provide a clear update, regarding the reservoir filling as it could start as soon as the fall of 2023.
The first session will be held in Fort St John on May 2, at the Pomeroy Hotel from 5:30pm to 8pm and the following session will be held on May 3, from 6pm till 8pm at the Hudson’s Hope Community Hall.
For anyone who can’t make either one of those sessions, a virtual session will be held Tuesday May 9, 2023, from 7pm till 8:30pm
BC Hydro filling the reservoirs of Site-C will bring everlasting change to the Peace River with water levels set to rise over the course of approximately 4 months.
The Peace River will be widened by about 2 to 3 times on average with the depth close to the dam set to be around 52 metres.
The reservoir is going to be around 83 kilometres long and will cover 5,550 hectares of land with the entire surface area being about 9,330 hectares.