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Falls River Hydro Dam

Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada

Falls River Hydro Dam

Built in 1930 by the Northern BC Power Company, a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada,
A Public Company still in business (2013), which was incorporated in 1925.
Announcement of building the dam was made ca mid Feb 1930.

Bought in 1964 by BC Hydro
Official Ceremony took place Nov 5, 1964 in Prince Rupert

Located at confluence of Big Falls Creek and the Ecstall River, south of the Skeena River, between Prince Rupert and Terrace BC.

9.6 MW generated via the 2 penstocks and old powerhouse.

Aerial Photos above courtesy Ron Anderson, Terrace BC


Ext Links-

more detail on this dam on BC Hydro's site
http://www.bchydro.com/bcrp/about/docs/ch15_final.pdf



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  • Last modified: 2017/11/29 13:39
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