Flood Warning Update

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning first issued on May 3,2017 remains in effect as flooding is occurring or is imminent across the Otonabee Region watershed. If at any time you experience a flood emergency, please dial 911. The following Flood Warning Update is provided for your benefit. The information provided is based on observations of […]

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Flood Warning Update – May 7, 2017

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning first issued May 3, 2017 remains in effect. If at any time you experience a flood emergency, please dial 911 immediately. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or is occurring. The information provided in this Flood Warning Update is based on observations of Otonabee Conservation, […]

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Flood Warning Update – Be Prepared

Otonabee Conservation has issued a Flood Warning Update for all watercourses and waterbodies within the Otonabee Region watershed. The information provided in this Flood Warning Update is based on observations of Otonabee Conservation combined with input from our partners, including Environment and Climate Change Canada, Water Survey of Canada, Parks Canada – Ontario Waterways Unit, […]

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Flood Warning Update

Otonabee Conservation advises that the Flood Warning remains in effect across the entire Otonabee Region watershed and provides the following update for your benefit. Increasingly high inflows from the north and the east continue to increase water levels on Buckhorn, Chemong, Pigeon, Lower Buckhorn, Lovesick, Stony, Clear and Katchewanooka Lakes. Some areas on the Kawartha […]

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Flood Warning now in effect

Otonabee Conservation advises residents and visitors to the region that a FLOOD WARNING is now in effect for the entire watershed region. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or occurring. Total amounts of rain received in the Bancroft/Haliburton/Peterborough regions were 100 to 150 mm during the month of April. Then, in the […]

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Flood Watch now in Effect

Otonabee Conservation advises watershed residents and visitors to the region that a Flood Watch is now in effect for the entire watershed region. Otonabee Conservation issues a Flood Watch when the potential for generalized flooding exists through the watershed or identified for specific municipalities within the watershed region. Owing to 60 to 100mm of rain […]

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Campgrounds Open for the 2017 Season

Another sure sign of spring happens on Friday, May 12 when Otonabee Conservation swings open the gates for the 2017 camping and recreational season at the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground and Beavermead Campground. The two campgrounds offer a family-friendly camping experience in very different settings. The Warsaw Caves campground is nestled in the […]

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Applications Welcome for annual McCulloch Scholarship

The Otonabee Conservation Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 “Conservation Foundation McCulloch Scholarship” from graduating high school students pursuing post-secondary education in an environmental field. The $500.00 cash award is presented to a graduating student having demonstrated leadership in conservation or environmental projects and planning to pursue post-secondary education in an environmental course […]

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Flood Warning Replaced with Watershed Conditions Safety Statement

The Flood Warning first issued April 07, 2017, for the Kawartha Lakes within the Otonabee Region watershed as well as the Otonabee River, is now cancelled. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety is now in effect for all of the watercourses and waterbodies within the Otonabee Region watershed. Inflows to the Kawartha Lakes from areas […]

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Level 2 Low Water Condition Lifted

The Otonabee Region Water Response Team has lifted the Level 2 Low Water Condition which was triggered by extreme dry conditions throughout most of 2016. Recent rainfall and improved stream flows mean the Otonabee Region watershed is no longer in a Low Water Condition. “The mild winter weather has allowed for the infiltration of rain […]

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