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Water Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook — Lower Ottawa River

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 11:51 AM

April 27, 2022 — The Flood Outlook Statement issued on April 14th is still in effect for areas along the Lower Ottawa River (Arnprior to Hawkesbury).

Water levels and flows on the main stem of the Ottawa River are expected to increase in most locations over the next few days in response to combined snowmelt from the northern part of the basin and recent rainfall. Levels are expected to be similar to those experienced about one week ago in most locations before starting to decline. Reservoirs throughout...

Thank You to our Volunteers

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2022 01:23 PM

April 25, 2022

This week we celebrate the contributions of volunteers in our communities. Volunteering is empathy in action, the theme of National Volunteer Week 2022, confirms how essential volunteers are to the well-being of our residents.

Without volunteers, we would not have social and community activities, as well as people to take care of our less fortunate citizens. Our volunteers devote their time to the sports, cultural and recreational associations of our beautiful city. Despite busy schedules...

Water Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook — Lower Ottawa River

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 01:13 PM

A Flood Outlook Statement is being issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River (Arnprior to Hawkesbury). Based on forecasted precipitation and anticipated snow melt, levels and flows along the Ottawa River are expected to increase over the next few days as a result of the onset of the spring freshet in the Ottawa River basin.  

Snow cover varies significantly across the 146,300 km2 Ottawa River basin, with most southern areas having no snow cover at all. A large portion of snow cover...

Watershed Conditions - April 5, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, April 06, 2022 04:25 PM

Weather Forecast:

The Water Safety Statement issued on March 31st, 2022, is being extended based on Environment Canada’s latest forecast that calls for rain starting early Thursday, totaling up to 40 mm by late Friday, April 8th, in areas across the SNC jurisdiction. 

Environmental Conditions:

Most of the snow and ice has melted across the jurisdiction. Although recent flooding has subsided, water levels and flows are elevated from recent precipitation and snowmelt. Intense periods of rainfall...

Helen Collier, City’s CAO, announces her retirement

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 08:38 AM

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND – April 5, 2022 – The City of Clarence-Rockland’s Chief Administrative Officer, Helen Collier, announced to Municipal Council on April 4 that she is retiring. Ms. Collier has 37 years of municipal experience, the last 9 of which were spent at the City of Clarence-Rockland. She had been appointed Acting CAO on March 24, 2014, and CAO on April 20, 2015.
Under Ms. Collier's leadership, the municipality has successfully dealt with two major floods, the pandemic, and the 2021 cyber attack....