Hugh Keenleyside Dam (B.C.)



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  • 'Located 5 miles from Castlegar; 170 feet high; storage reservoir extends 145 mile to Revelstoke. 'Originally known as 'Arrow Dam'. Renamed Hugh Keenleyside Dam 10 June 1969 by Premier Bennett, after Dr. H.L. Keenleyside, chairman of BC Hydro. See BC Hydro magazine 'Progress', Summer 1966, Fall 1968, and Summer 1969.'

Source note(s)

  • BC Geographical Names Information System.

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Hugh Keenleyside Dam (B.C.)

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Hugh Keenleyside Dam (B.C.)

  • UF Arrow Dam (B.C.)

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Hugh Keenleyside Dam (B.C.)

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Columbia '65

Industrial film. Dr. Hugh Keenleyside introduces this film showing progress on the construction of the Mica, Arrow and Duncan dams to the end of 1965. Includes footage of construction, area communities, and the dedication of Duncan Dam by W.A.C. ...

Great river

Promotional film. A revised, updated version of a 1963 film which examines the Columbia River and its watershed, profiles the dams along the American section of the river, and discusses the importance of dams for power production, flood control an...

Rivers rising

Educational. The roles played by various departments and agencies of the BC government in monitoring, preventing, preparing for and dealing with high water and flooding due to spring run-off. Regular snow pack measurement carried out by crews fro...

The new Columbia

Industrial film. Changes along the Columbia River due to the Duncan, Arrow and Mica dams. Includes footage of: Duncan Dam reservoir; area communities; flood scenes; water storage and flood control benefits in BC and the USA; threatened homes and ...