December 5, 2014

What we know about seismic risk in B.C.
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December 5, 2014
This week, we're sharing the results of a comprehensive, six-year study into seismic hazard across B.C. Our director of dam safety, Stephen Rigbey, has the latest information about earthquake risk at our generating facilities and what we're doing to maintain dam safety. See what we've learned, and view our new video and infographic, on bchydro.com's Dam Safety page.
What we're doing about dam safety

What we're doing about dam safety

We've undergone a comprehensive study, unprecedented for a hydroelectric utility on this continent, to better understand earthquake risk to our facilities. Stephen Rigbey, director of dam safety, shares what we've learned and how we're addressing seismic risk.

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Keeping our dams safe: infographic

Keeping our dams safe: infographic

What does it take to ensure our dams are safe? How do we measure the performance of our dams? Our infographic has all the info you need at a glance. Learn more
Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

We're replacing the 67-year old John Hart Generating Station in Campbell River to improve seismic safety. The new generating station will be constructed underground, entirely within rock, to help withstand earthquakes. Construction is underway and is expected to be complete in 2018/19.
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