Fishway Refurbishment, Lower Terra Nova River, NL

DFO, Real Property Safety Security (RPSS) is proposing to refurbish the existing fishway on the lower Terra Nova River, NL. The existing fishway and two water diversion walls will be refurbished to ensure continued long term dependable operation for the yearly salmon migration upstream to spawning grounds.


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Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Real Property Safety and Security (DFO-RPSS) intends to make a determination regarding whether carrying out the proposed project, located at the Lower Terra Nova fishway is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, DFO-RPSS is inviting public comments in respect to that determination for 30 days following the posting of this notice. Written comments must be submitted by June 30, 2022 to: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Bruce Downer, Regional Engineer 80 East White Hills Road St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5X1 Telephone: 709-772-4959 Email:



Bruce Downer, Project Manager
10 Barter's Hill
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6M1
Telephone: 709-772-4959

  • Location

    • The DFO-RPSS project site is located in Terra Nova, Newfoundland. (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    DFO, Real Property Safety Security (RPSS)
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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