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Nemiscau-2 Dam

Dam

The Nemiscau-2 dam closes the tailbay in the south branch of the Rivière Nemescau.

Structure Type Maximum height (m) Crest length (m) Volume of fill (m3)
Dam Sand and gravel 9.4 330 75,000


Instream flow release structure

The Nemiscau-2 instream flow release structure is built of concrete and abuts the right end of the dam. It will maintain the mean flow in the Rivière Nemescau.

It is designed to restore a flow of 0.8 m3/s (minimum instream flow) to 6 m3/s into the lower Rivière Nemiscau.

Instream flow release structure

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