Wuskwatim Hydro Dam 2008

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Timothy K on February 4, 2011

•Involves the development of a 200-megawatt generating station at Taskinigup Falls on the Burntwood River. •Involves less than half a square kilometre of flooding. •Includes an associated access road, construction camp, and other infrastructure. •Located in the Nelson House Resource Management Area, approximately 45 km southwest of Thompson, 35 km southeast of Nelson House. •Being developed by an equity partnership between Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) and Manitoba Hydro, the Wuskwatim Power Limited Partnership •Unique, as it represents the first time Manitoba Hydro has entered into an equity partnership with a First Nations community on a generating station project. •Scheduled for completion in 2012 at a cost of $1.3 billion. INFORMATIO TAKEN FROM THE MB HYDRO WEBSITE.

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  • Uploaded on February 4, 2011
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    by Timothy K
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX Optio 550
    • Taken on 2008/05/26 15:33:01
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/521)
    • Focal Length: 20.40mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash