Seymour and Capilano River Levels

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The river and shoreline present inherent dangers, hazards and risks to those who enter, including but not limited to: changes in water levels, risk of hypothermia, unexpected surges and waves, fast flowing water, rocks, branches and the risk of personal injury, death or loss of property. PERSONS USING OR ENTERING THE RIVER(S) AND SHORELINE DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.

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  • scheduled dam operation and maintenance activities: updated as dam operations change
  • river levels and flows: updated every hour

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The following site provides information on recent and current river levels and flows in the Capilano and Seymour Rivers downstream of the Capilano Reservoir and the Seymour Reservoir. Information on the expected operations of the Capilano Reservoir and the Seymour Reservoir in the coming days is also provided. Some recreationalists such as anglers, canoeists and kayakers may find this information helpful in planning their activities.

Capilano and Seymour River Monitoring Site Location Map 

 

 Capilano River

Capilano River Level and Flow into Cable Pool

 

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View on phone

Note: The scales for river flow and level automatically adjust depending on levels.

The river and shoreline present inherent dangers, hazards and risks to those who enter, including but not limited to: changes in water levels, risk of hypothermia, unexpected surges and waves, fast flowing water, rocks, branches and the risk of personal injury, death or loss of property. PERSONS USING OR ENTERING THE RIVER(S) AND SHORELINE DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.

 

 Seymour River

Seymour River Level and Flow at Spur 4

 

View on phone

Note: The scales for the river flow and level automatically adjust depending on levels.

The river and shoreline present inherent dangers, hazards and risks to those who enter, including but not limited to: changes in water levels, risk of hypothermia, unexpected surges and waves, fast flowing water, rocks, branches and the risk of personal injury, death or loss of property. PERSONS USING OR ENTERING THE RIVER(S) AND SHORELINE DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.