April 7, 2015 Protecting B.C.'s lakes and rivers April 7, 2015 This week, the Province announced a new program to fight invasive zebra and quagga mussels, which can threaten hydroelectric dams and infrastructure. Read more how specialized teams are fighting to keep these destructive species out of B.C. And we take a look at how one high school on Salt Spring Island is using solar panels to generate more than just renewable energy. Fight to keep invasive mussels out of B.C. gets a boost from the Province Zebra and quagga mussels have never been found in B.C., and it's important to keep it that way. Mussels can block hydroelectric dams and if they make their way into the Columbia system, the results could be disastrous. Read from the Boundary Sentinel 'Solar high' powers a scholarship Solar panels at a Salt Spring Island school are lowering BC Hydro bills and fueling a scholarship. Learn more Photo of the Week BC Hydro electrician Brandon Bryan snapped this photo of power lines and the beautiful view of the Steeples Mountains taken from Cranbrook substation. Connect with us Facebook @bchydro @PowerSmartBC Youtube Instagram Log in to MyHydro Accounts & Billing Power Smart Safety & Outages Contact Us You have received this email because you subscribed to This Week at BC Hydro. Want more stories like this? Get This Week at BC Hydro in your inbox every week. Subscribe now.