List of reservoirs and dams in Canada


List of reservoirs and dams in Canada

This is a list of water reservoirs and dams in Canada.

Alberta

*Barrier Dam
*Bearspaw Dam
*Bighorn Dam
*Brazeau Dam
*Cascade Dam
*Dickson Dam
*Ghost Dam
*Horseshoe Dam
*Interlakes Dam
*Milk River Ridge Reservoir
*Pocaterra Dam
*Rundle Dam
*Syncrude Tailings Dam
*Three Sisters Dam

British Columbia

::"NB: Small run-of-the-river dams and their "bays" are not included.
*Alouette Dam (Alouette Lake)
*Falls River Dam
*W. A. C. Bennett Dam (Lake Williston)
*Peace Canyon Dam
*Mica Dam (Lake Kinbasket)
*Revelstoke Dam (Lake Revelstoke)
*Duncan Dam (Duncan Lake)
*Spillimacheen Dam
*John Hart Dam
*Whatshan Dam
*Hugh Keenleyside Dam (Arrow Lakes)
*Kenney Dam (Nechako Reservoir)
*Lajoie Dam (Downton Lake)
*Terzaghi Dam aka Mission Dam (Carpenter Lake)
*Seton Dam (Seton Lake)
**Seton Canal (aka Lillooet Canal)
*Buntzen Lake Dam (Buntzen Lake)
*Daisy Lake Dam (Daisy Lake)
*Stave Falls Dam (Stave Lake)
*Ruskin Dam (Hayward Lake)
*Wahleach Dam aka Jones Lake Dam (Jones Lake)
*Cleveland Dam (Capilano Lake)
*Seymour Dam
*Coquitlam Dam (Coquitlam Lake)
*Clowhom Dam (Clowhom Lake)
*Elk Falls Dam
*Powell River Dam (Powell Lake)
*Theodosia Dam
*Ocean Falls Dam
*Seven Mile Dam
*Waneta Dam
*Brilliant Dam
*South Slocan Dam
*Upper Bonnington Dam
*Lower Bonnington Dam
*Corra Linn Dam
*Jordan River Diversion Dam

Manitoba

"See Manitoba Hydro generating stations"
*Nelson River and Churchill Diversion
**Jenpeg Dam
**Kelsey Dam
**Kettle Dam
**Limestone Dam
**Long Spruce Dam
*Grand Rapids Dam
*Great Falls Dam (Manitoba)
*Laurie River I Dam
*Laurie River II Dam
*McArthur Dam
*Pine Falls Dam
*Seven Sisters Dam
*Pointe du Bois Dam
*Slave Falls Dam

New Brunswick

*Beechwood Dam
*Grand Falls Generating Station
*Mactaquac Dam
*Tinker Dam
*Tobique Narrows Dam

Newfoundland and Labrador

*Smallwood Reservoir, Churchill Falls generating station, largest capacity in North America (5,248 MW installed, expandable to 9,252 MW)
*Ossokmanuan Reservoir, Twin Falls generating station (diverted to Churchill Falls in 1974)
*Meelpaeg Lake, Bay d'Espoir Hydroelectric Generating Facility
*Victoria Lake, Bay d'Espoir Hydroelectric Generating Facility
*Round Pond, Bay d'Espoir Hydroelectric Generating Facility
*Upper Salmon Reservoir, Upper Salmon Hydroelectric Generating Station
*Granite Lake, Granite Canal Hydroelectric Generating Station
*Cat Arm Reservoir, Cat Arm Hydroelectric Generating Station
*Star Lake, Star Lake generating station
*Hinds Lake, Hinds Lake Hydroelectric Generating Station
*Deer Lake, Deer Lake generating station
*Paradise River Dam, Paradise River Hydroelectric Generating Station (the largest concrete arch dam in Eastern North America)
*Grand Falls Dam, Abitibi-Exploits River generating station
*Bishops Falls Dam, Bishops Falls generating station

Ontario

Large hydroelectric:

DeCew Falls 1 (Twelve Mile Creek) Decew Falls 2 (Twelve Mile Creek)

Ontario Power (retired) (Niagara River)

Sir Adam Beck 1 (Niagara River)

Sir Adam Beck 2 (Niagara River)

Sir Adam Beck Pump-Generating Station (Niagara River) - Currently being upgraded.

Abitibi Canyon (Abitibi River)

Harmon (Mattagami River)

Hound Chute (Montreal River)

Indian Chute (Montreal River)

Kipling (Mattagami River)

Little Long (Mattagami River)

Lower Notch (Montreal River)

Lower Sturgeon Falls (Mattagami River)
Matabitchuan (Montreal River)

Otter Rapids (Abitibi River)

Sandy Falls (Mattagami River)

Smoky Falls (Mattagami River)
Wawaitin Falls (Mattagami River)

Aguasabon (Aguasabon River)

Alexander Falls (Nipigon River)

Cameron Falls (Nipigon River)

Caribou Falls (English River)

Ear Falls (English River)

Kakabeka (Kaministiquia River)

Manitou Falls (English River)

Pine Portage (Nipigon River)

Silver Falls (Dog River)

Whitedog Falls (Winnipeg River)

Arnprior (Madawaska River)

Barrett Chute (Madawaska River)

Calabogie (Madawaska River)

Chats Falls (Ottawa River)

Chenaux (Ottawa River)

Des Joachims (Ottawa River)

Mountain Chute (Madawaska River)

Otto Holden (Ottawa River)

R.H. Saunders (St. Lawrence River) Stewartville (Madawaska River)

Baysville Dam, Baysville

Small Hydroelectric

Auburn (Otanabee River)

Big Chute (Severn River)

Big Eddy (Muskoka River)

Bingham Chute (South River)

Coniston (Wanapitei River)

Crystal Falls (Sturgeon River)

Planned Upgrades or Projects [All are currently in progress] :

Umbata Falls Hydroelectric Project - Installed capacity of 23MW Q2 2008. This project in progress is a partnership of the Pic River First Nation and Innergex II Income Fund (on the White River, near Marathon).

Island Falls Hydroelectric Project - Installed capacity of 20mW Q4 2009. Canadian Hydro Developers Inc. Location: Smooth Rock Falls.

Glen Miller Hydroelectric Project - Innergex II Income Fund (Trenton).

Hydroelectric generation under development with Ontario Power Generation [the unit in-service dates range from 2009 to 2012] :

Little Long, Harmon, Kipling and Smoky Falls - 450MW

Lower Sturgeon, Sandy Falls and Wawaitin - 16MW

Mattagami Lake Dam - 5MW

Quebec

*Water-resource system Aux-Outardes
**Outardes-2 generating station
**Outardes-3 generating station
**Outardes-4 generating station

*Water-resource system Bersimis
**Bersimis-1 generating station
**Bersimis-2 generating station

*Water-resource system Gatineau and Lower Outaouais
**Baskatong Reservoir
**Bryson generating station
**Cabonga Reservoir
**Carillon generating station
**Chelsea generating station
**Chute-des-Chats
**Hull-2
**Paugan
**Rapides-Farmers
**Rivière-des-Prairies generating station

*Water-resource system La Grande Rivière
**La Grande-1 generating station
**Robert-Bourassa Reservoir: Robert-Bourassa generating station and La Grande-2-A generating station
**La Grande-3 generating station
**La Grande-4 generating station
**Laforge-1 generating station
**Laforge-2 generating station
**Caniapiscau Reservoir: Brisay generating station

*Water-resource system Manicouagan
**Hart-Jaune generating station
**Manic-1 generating station
**Manic-2 generating station
**Manic-3 generating station
**Manic-5 generating station
**Manic-5-PA generating station

*Water-resource system Mitis
**Mitis-1 generating station
**Mitis-2 generating station

*Water-resource system Upper Outaouais
**Bourque Generating Station
**Dozois reservoir
**Première-Chute Generating Station
**Rapide-Deux Generating Station
**Rapide-Sept Generating Station
**Rapides-des-Îles Generating Station
**Rapides-des-Quinze Generating Station

*Water-resource system Rivière Ha! Ha!
**Lac-Robertson generating station

*Water-resource system Saint-François
**Chute-Hemmings generating station
**Drummondville generating station

*Water-resource system St-Laurence river
**Beauharnois generating station
**Des Cèdres generating station

*Water-resource system Saint-Maurice
**Beaumont generating station
**Gouin Reservoir
**Grand-Mère generating station
**La Gabelle generating station
**La Tuque generating station
**Rapide-Blanc generating station
**Saint-Narcisse generating station
**Shawinigan-2 generating station
**Shawinigan-3 generating station
**Trenche generating station

Saskatchewan

*Alameda Dam
*Avonlea Dam
*Boundry Dam
*Blackstrap North Dam
*Blackstrap South Dam
*Bradwell East Dam
*Bradwell West Dam
*Brightwater Creek Dam
*Broderick East Dam
*Broderick West Dam
*Buffalo Pound Dam
*Candle Lake
*Chicken Lake Dam
*Cowan Lake Dam
*Darmody Dam
*Dellwood Brook Dam
*Esterhazy Dam
*Five Mile Dam
*Gardiner Dam
*Hugonard Dam
*Katepwa Dam
*Kingsway Dam
*Kipahigan Lake Dam
*Lac la Plonge Dam
*Lac la Ronge Dam
*Makwa Lake Control
*Moose Mountain Dam
*Northminster Effuent Reservoir
*Opuntia Lake Control
*Pike Lake Water Supply
*Qu'Appelle River Dam
*Rafferty Dam
*Round Lake Dam
*Scott Dam
*Spruce River Dam
*Star City Dam
*Stelcan Weir
*Summercove Dam
*Tee-Pee Creek Dam
*Theodore Dam
*Wascana Lake Weir
*West Poplar Dam
*Woody Lake Weir
*Zelma Dam

Yukon

*Schwatka Lake
*Aishihik Lake

External links

* [http://www.swa.ca/WaterManagement/DamsAndReservoirs.asp Saskatchewan Dams and Reservoirs]


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