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River levels in Merritt

At this point (June 14th, 2022), the Nicola and Coldwater rivers through Merritt are running safely, with lower flows than they have had for the last two weeks. The Coldwater…
Greg Lowis
June 14, 2022
Freshet

NOTICE OF GATE CHANGE

Nicola Lake continues to rise towards its target, and should reach its “full pool” in early June. The lake dam operator has informed the City of Merritt that slightly more…
Will George
May 17, 2021
Freshet

Notice of Gate Change

The operator of the Nicola Lake Dam has informed the City that a gate change will be made today to increase Nicola River flows from ~13m^3/s to approximately 20m^3/s. The…
Will George
May 5, 2021
Freshet

Freshet update – 2021-04-26

It’s freshet season again and we know that can make residents feel uneasy.  We are happy to inform residents that based on current conditions, there is little risk of flooding this season.  The snow season in…
Will George
April 26, 2021