Genesis advise that Lake Tekapo is currently approaching its Maximum Control Level, due to recent rainfall and inflows.
Genesis advise that Lake Takapō/Tekapo is currently approaching its Maximum Control Level, due to high inflows.
Once this is reached water will spill into the Takapō/Tekapo River.Spill will commence at approximately 2pm Wednesday 31 August 2022 and will continue until the lake level is below the Maximum Control Level and will stop as per resource consent requirements.
- Please do not camp in or around the Takapō/Tekapo River bed.
- Please take care when accessing or recreating in river areas downstream of dams and hydraulic structures in case of flow changes.
If you see others who may be at risk, please contact Genesis’s Control Centre on (07) 384 7210.