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Early Spring Conditions Overview in the Ottawa River Basin

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022 08:51 AM

OTTAWA/GATINEAU, Wednesday March 16, 2022 The Ottawa River Regulating Committee monitors the Ottawa River basin closely in preparation for the spring freshet. Overall, weather conditions this winter have been close to normal in most locations of the basin. With above seasonal temperatures forecast for this week and rainfall over the southern portion of the basin later this week, levels and flows are expected to start increasing in the lower Ottawa River. This Early Spring Conditions Overview is...

Watershed Conditions - March 15, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 08:49 AM

Weather Forecast:

Environment Canada is forecasting milder temperatures through the week, reaching daytime highs of 8 to 15 oC, and rainfall over the weekend totaling up to 50 mm by late Sunday, March 20th. 

Environmental Conditions:

Runoff is expected due to warmer temperatures, melting snow, and forecasted rainfall. This will lead to increased water levels and flows across the SNC jurisdiction. Ice breakup is also expected. 

Risks:

Warmer temperatures, snow melt and rainfall...

Mayor's Statement - International Women's Day

Posted on Tuesday, March 08, 2022 09:59 AM

March 8, 2022

This year, the Government of Canada's theme for International Women's Day is Women Inspiring Women.  

The women of our municipality are a constant source of inspiration. They are business owners, farmers, managers, frontline workers, and stay-at-home mothers. They improve our community with their ideas, involvement, advocacy, and leadership. These women work tirelessly, often behind the scenes, to improve the lives of those around them. I am proud that our municipality...

Watershed Conditions

Posted on Friday, March 04, 2022 04:01 PM

Weather Forecast:

Environment Canada is forecasting milder temperatures and rainfall amounts up to 15 mm by late Sunday.

Environmental Conditions:

Runoff is expected due to forecasted rainfall, warmer temperatures and melting snow. This will lead to increased water levels and flows across the SNC jurisdiction. Ice breakup is also possible.

Risks:

Warmer temperatures, snow melt and rainfall will likely produce higher water levels and possible nuisance flooding in low-lying areas across the jurisdiction....

Temporary Road Closure - February 22, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 10:25 AM

February 22, 2022 - Please note that the following are temporarily closed due to flooding. 

• Lalonde Road (between Labelle and Rollin) • Johnston Road (between Russell and Ettyville) • Du Lac Road (between Maisonneuve and Lalonde)