Toba River (British Columbia)

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Toba River
Canada British Columbia relief location map.jpg
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Mouth of Toba River
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
DistrictRange 1 Coast Land District
Physical characteristics
SourceToba Glacier
  location Coast Mountains
Mouth Toba Inlet
Sunshine Coast
50°29′17″N124°21′57″W / 50.48806°N 124.36583°W / 50.48806; -124.36583 Coordinates: 50°29′17″N124°21′57″W / 50.48806°N 124.36583°W / 50.48806; -124.36583 [1]
0 m (0 ft) [2]
Basin size1,759 km2 (679 sq mi) [3]

The Toba River is a river in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Also referred to as the East Toba river. Its drainage basin is 1,759 square kilometres (679 sq mi) in size. [3]



The Toba River originates in the Coast Mountains and flows generally southwest from Toba Glacier to the head of Toba Inlet. [1]

Toba Montrose

In 2004 development of a 235 MW run of river energy project began on East Toba River. The $660 million project is funded and operated through a private loan from a partnership of lenders led by Manulife Financial Canada. Plutonic Power Corporation and GE Energy also referred to as the Toba Montrose General Partnership are the main stakeholders in the project . Construction is overseen by the Kiewit Corporation in partnership with the Sliammon and K'ómoks First Nation Territory Agreement. [4] On 7 March 2011, it was announced that Magma Energy and Plutonic Power will merge to create Alterra Power Corp. [5] The Toba Montrose Project was in operation in August 2010. [6]

Upper Toba Valley

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  1. 1 2 "Toba River". BC Geographical Names .
  2. Elevation derived from ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model, using GeoLocator, BCGNIS coordinates, and topographic maps.
  3. 1 2 Gazetteer of Canada. Vol. British Columbia. Canadian Board on Geographic Names. 1953. pp. xv.
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  5. "Join News Mar 07, 2011 Magma Energy Corp and Plutonic Power Corporation to Merge and Create Alterra Power Corp". CNW. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  6. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2013-07-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)