International Kootenay Lake Board of Control
Announcement of 2021 Spring Rise on Kootenay Lake: April 21, 2021, 00:00 PDT
The International Kootenay Lake Board of Control, after consultation with FortisBC (re. Corra Linn Dam operations), has determined "the commencement of the spring rise" for purposes defined in Paragraph 2, (6) of the 1938 International Joint Commission Order on Kootenay Lake, will occur at 00:00 PDT on April 21, 2021. The maximum allowable level of Kootenay Lake will thereafter be calculated based upon the lowering formula defined in paragraph 2, (6) of the Order until the lake returns to elevation 1743.32 feet at Nelson on the recession limb of the snowmelt hydrograph.
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