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Comox Lake

A quiet late September day at Comox Lake

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Comox Lake – water level 20 August 2018

Comox Lake at 133.646 m above sea level – 20 August 2018 Smoke from British Columbia wild fires obscuring the view toward Cumberland Comox Lake has a surface area of  2,100 ha, a maximum depth of 109 m and a … Continue reading

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Comox Lake – 04 May 2018

Comox Lake – 134.16m ASL, 04 May 2018

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Comox Lake Dam control gates

This has to be one of my favorite scenes at the BC Hydro impoundment dam on Comox Lake – lots of water, but not too much, and a healthy discharge for the salmon downstream and for the Puntledge Generating Station. … Continue reading

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Comox Lake – February 2018

Comox Lake – looking toward Cumberland from the logging road bridge

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Comox Lake – 09 February 2018

A beautiful winter day the BC Hydro Comox Lake impoundment dam

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Puntledge penstock pipeline – valve chamber

The valve chamber on the original Puntledge penstock pipeline This is an interesting piece of Comox Valley history – but it’s also one that is gone as BC Hydro removed the old crumbling pipeline for safety reasons.

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Puntledge penstock pipelines

The old and the current Puntledge penstock pipelines – a bit of Comox Valley history

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Comox Lake– beneath the water

A look at what is usually beneath the waters of Comox Lake Comox Lake has a long history of logging, as a source of water for the Puntledge Generating Station, and as the source of domestic water for the Comox … Continue reading

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The way it was – Puntledge penstock pipeline

Puntledge penstock pipeline near Powerhouse Road – August 2012

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