International Kootenay Lake Board of Control
June 8, 2020: Spring freshet update – Kootenay Lake levels have crested
After a season of above average snowpack in the Kootenay Basin, inflows to Kootenay Lake peaked on May 31 at 114,600 cfs (3,240 cms). As of June 7, lake inflows were at 42,000 cfs (1,200 cms) and dropping. With decreasing inflows, Kootenay Lake level, as measured at Queens Bay, crested on June 4 at 1,750.1 ft. (533.43 m).
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