Low Levels in Arrow Lakes Reservoir

The Province of B.C. hosted a virtual information session to provide details and answer questions about the extremely low water levels in the Arrow Lakes Reservoir this year.

Date: October 18, 2023
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time / 7 – 8:30 p.m. Mountain Time
Details: Zoom Webinar

Agenda (PDF)

Columbia River Treaty Powerpoint Presentation (PDF)

BC Hydro PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)



Representatives of the Government of BC, the Canadian Columbia River Treaty negotiation team, BC Hydro, and the Columbia River Treaty Local Governments Committee shared information about low water levels in the Arrow Lakes Reservoir this year, which have adversely affected fish populations, recreation, and tourism, caused dust storms and exposed debris. This session also provided information about what is being done to address this challenging situation, and the efforts underway to reduce these types of impacts in the future.