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Mississippi River Power Corp.'s 4.6 MW hydroelctric generating station (Brian J. Gallagher GS)
was commissioned on April 9, 2010.
FLOOD WATCH –
Flood Warning remains in effect from Dalhousie Lake to Galetta on the Mississippi and Clyde Rivers
APRIL 15, 2014 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WATERSHED—The FLOOD WARNING remains in effect for the Clyde River, Fall River, and Mississippi River from Dalhousie Lake through to the outlet at Galetta.
DALHOUSIE LAKE – water levels have increased approximately 16 cm from yesterday and are expected to increase another 12 to 22 cm over the next 4 days. Water levels are not expected to peak until the weekend and will remain high for at least the next 2 weeks.
CLYDE RIVER – flows in the Clyde River continue to increase but are beginning to slow down in the rate of rise. The peak in the upper Clyde River near Widow Lake is expected to occur mid to late day on Thursday and the lower part of the river at Lanark 18 to 24 hours after that.
FALL RIVER – flows in the Fall River are expected to peak late Wednesday or early Thursday. Levels on Sharbot and Bennett Lakes are expected to rise 5 to 10 cm above the current elevations on both lakes.
MISSISSIPPI LAKE – water levels on the lake increased about 14 cm from yesterday to an elevation of 135.08 m. Levels are still expected to reach 135.3 to 135.50 m in elevation.
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM INNISVILLE TO GALETTA – levels in the river at Fergusons Falls and Innisville rose approximately 10 cm yesterday and are expected to continue to increase and are expected to increase 10 – 15 cm before they peak later this week. Levels in the river from Carleton Place through to Galetta have responded quickly to the rainfall over the weekend.
Residents are strongly urged to stay off all ice covered water bodies and to remind children about the dangers of playing on or near ice covered surfaces or fast flowing water in ditches and smaller creeks.
This FLOOD WARNING is valid through April 16, 2014.
Looking for information on the construction of the Brian J. Gallagher Generating Station? Visit the LOWER FALLS PAGE.
Mississippi River Power Corp. is the generation side of the former Almonte Hydro. The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills owns 100% of the shares in MRPC.
Mississippi River Power Corp. owns and operates a 4.6 Megawatt Generating Station in Almonte, Ontario. This station was built in 2008-09 and came online on April 9, 2010.
All of the power generated by MRPC's run-of-river hydroelectric generating station is clean or green power.
"Mississippi River Power Corp. is committed to generating clean, reliable power, while continually improving efficiency, providing a reasonable return to the shareholder and remaining a good corporate citizen."