• ECODynamic Solutions (EDS) Inc.
  • 214 — 2459 Cousins Ave
  • Courtenay, BC V9N 3N6
  • (250) 334-3039

Hystad Sluice Gate Testing

The Hystad Generating Station is located approximately five kilometres west of Valemount, on Hystad Creek, which drains into the McLennan River. Commissioned in 2001, the run-of-river facility has an installed capacity of 5.7 MW and a head of 337 metres. Brookfield recently acquired the generating facility, and conducted sluice gate testing in 2011 to ensure that the gates were functional. Testing was conducted in a manner to minimize the sediment pulse to Hystad Creek. EDS provided water quality sampling throughout the testing process to ensure that BC water quality guidelines were adhered to.