Nymph Falls – flood flows

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The Puntledge River at Nymph Falls as BC Hydro releases storm rains from the Comox Lake reservoir after the tail end of a typhoon drenched most of Vancouver Island.

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Nymph Falls,Puntledge River,Vancouver Island Images,BC Hydro,Comox Lake,storms

A few months ago people were enjoying the river, splashing about in the pools that form when the amount of water released by the Comox Lake dam is around 12 – 18 cubic meters per second.

You don’t want to be in or near the river when the flows are at 150- 200 m/s.

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and a bit of video…

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