Limnotek collaborates with University of BC on water reservoir research
Limnotek is collaborating with the Greg Lawrence lab in Civil Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) with funding from the Natural Sciences and engineering Research Council of Canada and BC Hydro, a regional power utility, to examine novel linking of a physical circulation and mixing model with ecological models to develop a predictive tool for reservoir water management . This endeavour extending over several years is an exciting opportunity that is bringing together engineering and ecological skill sets to advance systems modeling for support of decisions on managing water for power production, sustaining fish population, climate change adaptation, First Nations title, and other interests and demands. The work is centred on Carpenter Reservoir and associated reservoirs of the Bridge River system in British Columbia, Canada, which is strategically important for many different players both locally and at the Provincial level. This collaboration with UBC is expected to advance cutting edge work by Limnotek in the reservoir management space in western Canada.