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Virtual information session focuses on Arrow Lakes Reservoir impacts

Press Release

Oct. 10, 2023

VICTORIA – Katrine Conroy, Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty (CRT), will take part in a virtual information session to discuss the extremely low water levels in the Arrow Lakes Reservoir this year.

The information session will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. (Pacific time) via Zoom webinar.

Conroy will be joined by representatives from the Canadian Columbia River Treaty negotiation team, BC Hydro and the Columbia River Treaty Local Governments Committee. They will share information about low levels in the Arrow Lakes Reservoir this year, which have adversely affected fish populations, recreation and tourism, and caused dust storms and exposed debris.

The session will also provide information about what is being done to address this challenging situation and efforts underway to reduce these types of impacts.

Presenters will answer questions throughout the session.

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Columbia River Treaty Team
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation
PO Box 9314 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9N1


Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon
Media Relations
250 208-6183



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