Diver dies while inspecting Canadian tidal facility


A diver died while inspecting the 20-MW Annapolis Royal tidal barrage owned by Nova Scotia Power Wednesday, according to news reports.

Reports indicate the 39-year-old diver got tangled up and lost communications. A standby diver was sent to bring him up, but emergency personnel were not able to revive him.

According to CBC news, the diver was working on the gates on the barrage but it not clear what he got tangled on. It was reported he did have access to oxygen.

This facility began operating in 1984, channeling the massive tidal power of the Bay of Fundy.

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