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: Halfway River closure A two-kilometre section of the Halfway River will be closed to boaters from September 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021, as BC Hydro clears vegetation to prepare for the Site C reservoir....
Public advisory: Boaters advised to use caution on Peace River BC Hydro is advising boaters to use caution on the Peace River....
Statement from BC Hydro on Site C annual and quarterly report filing with the BC Utilities Commission Today, BC Hydro filed its combined 2019 Site C annual report and quarterly progress report no. 18, along with quarterly progress report no. 19, with the BC Utilities Commission. ...

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Site C Employment Statistics - June 2020

The latest employment statistics show that there were 4,324 total workers on the Site C project in June 2020. Of the total workers, 3,106 were from British Columbia, or 72%. There were 825 workers on site from the Peace River Regional District — that's 23% of the construction and non-construction contractor's workforce.

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.