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KP 33 Weir

This weir dike is located 33 km from the mouth of the Rivière Rupert, upstream of Plum Pudding Rapids. The structure is designed to maintain the level of the river as far as The Chute de l'ours, at the foot of Baie Kapeshi Eputupeyach.

KP 33 weir schema


Objectives
  • Protect aquatic grass beds and wet perimeter.
  • Maintain navigability.
  • Enhance Baie Kapeshi Eputupeyach.
  • Protect hunting, fishing and trapping areas.
Movement of fish Ensure that fish can circulate freely.
Approximate area of influence, going upstream 15 km.
Date as of which the water level will be substantially maintained Once the spring instream flow is downramped, after the diversion bays are impounded in November 2009.

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