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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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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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Comox Lake Logging Road bridge

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

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Comox Lake water level 01 November 2017

  Comox Lake at 132.889m above sea level – 01 November 2017

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Comox Lake 131.996 m ASL

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

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Island signs – Comox Lake Dam

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.

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Comox Lake Dam – the spillway

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

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