A controlled burn of woody debris from the Revelstoke Reservoir could start as early as Nov. 23. (File photo)

BC Hydro planning a controlled burn of woody debris from Revelstoke Reservoir

Burn could start as early as Nov. 23

A planned controlled burn by BC Hydro could start as early as Nov. 23.

BC Hydro will be burning woody debris above the Revelstoke Dam when weather is suitable.

“We need to keep dam water intakes clear and regularly remove any woody debris that blows into the boomed area on Revelstoke Reservoir immediately above the dam,” said BC Hydro spokesperson Jen Walker-Larsen. “Now that it is safe to do so, we are disposing of the woody debris to minimize fire risk.”

Residents with questions or concerns are encouraged to contact Walker-Larsen at jennifer.walker-larson@bchydro.com or at 250-814-6645.



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