Important information for residents

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND - May 4, 2017 – Many residents expressed their desire to help their fellow citizens who are experiencing difficult times because of the spring floods. People wanting to help can do so by going to different filling sites.

-           700 Industrielle Street, at the Waste Water Treatment Plant

-           at the intersection of Voisine Road and County Road 17 (please park at River Rock Inn)

-           at the end of Woods Street near the river

-           on Pago Street

We are asking volunteers to fill the bags and leave them at each sites. Owners that need them can pick them up at these locations. If residents need help to put the bags around their property, they can contact the volunteers directly at the filling sites.

The City of Clarence-Rockland still recommends that any affected person finds some temporary lodging until the water level recedes.

For any life threatening situation please call 911.

For urgent public works (i.e. lack of sand bag supplies) please call: 613-248-9809














Water quality is not compromised

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND - May 4, 2017Many residents have expressed their concerns regarding the municipal drinking water quality during the flood period. Even if the water levels undergo rapid fluctuations, its quality is not compromised.

The City of Clarence-Rockland’s Water Treatment Plant is managed by the Ontario Clean Water Agency. They assured the City that the plant is operating normally.














Warning from South Nation Conservation

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND - May 4, 2017 - Please read below regarding the flood warning from the South Nation Conservation. 















State of emergency declared

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND - May 4, 2017 - The City of Clarence-Rockland declared at 5:00 pm a state of emergency with regards to the local floods. The area included in the state of emergency is the river front, from Canaan Road to Rollin Road, the area around the Clarence Creek as well as the area around Cobbs Lake. Evacuation is now mandatory and a shelter is being organized at the Clarence Creek Arena (613.488.2960).

A meeting of the Emergency Operation Centre is planned for 8:00 pm. An update will be done at that time. Mr. Mayor Guy Desjardins will be available to media at 9:00 pm in front of the Rockland City Hall at 1560, Laurier Street in Rockland.














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