Site C

Clean electricity has been a cornerstone of British Columbia’s economy and quality of life for generations. The Site C Project, a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C., will be a source of clean, renewable and affordable electricity in B.C. for more than 100 years.

Features

Site C Employment Statistics - January 2019

The latest employment statistics show that there were 3,186 total workers on the Site C project in January 2019. Of the total workers, 2,479 were from British Columbia, or 78%.

Ensuring dam safety

Site C will be constructed and maintained in accordance with international and Canadian safety practices to withstand major events, including unlikely extreme earthquakes and floods.

Latest Information

Public advisory: Nighttime hauling begins As we near completion of this year's clearing season for Site C, we are making some changes to our work schedule. Starting on Monday March 11, we will begin nighttime log hauling in the Cache Creek, Old Hope Road, and dam site areas. ...
Public advisory: Use caution along Highway 29 at Halfway River and Cache Creek Later this month, work will start along Highway 29 at Halfway River to prepare for the realignment of a four-kilometre segment of the highway....
Public advisory: Burning planned this winter in Site C project areas Clearing and debris management is underway in various Site C project areas. Merchantable trees of sufficient size, quality and volume that are suitable for harvest will be hauled to local mills. The remaining wood waste may be chipped, mulched, spread as coarse woody debris or burned on site....