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A fall scene at the Comox Lake Logging Road bridge Red, yellow and orange leaves – a spectacular fall day at Comox Lake. The Comox Lake Recreation Area provides access to multi-use trails along the Puntledge River, and some great … Continue reading
Comox Lake at 132.889m above sea level – 01 November 2017
Clouds over the forebay area of BC Hydro’s Comox Lake impoundment dam
I’ve shot images of the changing water levels at Comox Lake over the years that I have lived here since moving from Ontario. Sometimes there is too much water and the Comox Lake Dam spillway is in operation, and sometimes … Continue reading
The Strathcona dam spillway
One of eleven – Jordan River There were eleven houses in Jordan River, all located in a tsunami inundation zone, and in the middle of the flood plain if BC Hydro’s Bear Creek dam were to fail. BC Hydro offered … Continue reading
I’d like to think that people would understand that a dam is not a great place for swimming, but the signs at the Comox Lake dam indicate otherwise.
The Comox Lake impoundment dam spillway Water flows over the spillway when the level of Comox Lake reaches 135.33 meters above sea level. The Comox Lake dam is a 142 m-long concrete gravity structure with a crest elevation of 137.55 … Continue reading
John Hart dam