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The huge expanse of Williston Lake, covering more than 410,000 acres is impounded by the 600 foot high Bennett Dam on the Peace River. Most of the lake is well beyond the view here as it stretches upstream more than100 miles into the Finlay Reach and the Parsnip Reach.
One of the largest earth-filled dams in the world impounds the waters of the mighty Peace River near Hudson's Hope, BC, Canada to form the huge reservoir of Williston Lake. The dam is 600 feet high. The Gordon Shrum generating station with its 10 turbines produces more than 40 % of the electrical energy in BC. The ...