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April 28 2023 - Flood Warning Update

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023 03:01 PM

April 28, 2023 — This FLOOD WARNING statement is an update to the Flood Warning issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River (Arnprior to Hawkesbury) on April 20th, 2023.

Water levels are expected to rise again within the Ottawa River Basin due to significant rainfall forecasted Saturday through Tuesday. Runoff from this rain event will bring additional water volumes to the Ottawa River at a time when levels are already near major flood thresholds.

The Ottawa River Regulating Committee is...

Public Notice - Amendment to User Fee By-Law

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 01:27 PM

Municipal Sports Field Rental Policy

Please take notice that the Municipal Council intends to consider the adoption of an amendment to the User Fee By-law further to the consideration of a Municipal Sports Field Rental Policy, at its Regular Council Meeting on May 10, 2023. The initial report was presented to Council in Committee of the Whole on April 12, 2023 under item 10.4.a Sports Field Rental Policy.

The agenda for this meeting will be published on the City of Clarence-Rockland Website www...

April 25 2023 - River Conditions Forecast

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 02:30 PM

Water levels and flows on the main stem of the Ottawa River are stabilizing in all locations from Mattawa to the Montreal area. The volume of meltwater from the central part of the basin is decreasing. Additional water is entering the river due to recent rainfall on the western and northern portions of the basin. This will slow the rate of level decrease in downstream areas, but is not expected to cause any level increases. Water levels are expected to be fairly stable or to decrease slightly...

April 20 2023 - Flood Warning

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2023 02:37 PM

April 20, 2023 — This FLOOD WARNING statement is an update to the Flood Warning issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River (Arnprior to Hawkesbury) on April 17th, 2023.

Water levels are expected to continue rising within the Ottawa River Basin due to snowmelt, combined with forecasted rainfall starting Friday and continuing over the weekend.

Most of the water currently entering the Ottawa River is originating in areas where there are no reservoirs or retention capacity. The Ottawa River...

April 18 2023 - Update on Flood Preparations

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 01:02 PM

Flood Watch: Update on Preparations

In anticipation of the rain expected over the next few days, and based on information from the South Nation Conservation Authority regarding the risk of flooding, the City of Clarence-Rockland wishes to inform residents of the preparations that are underway.

Containers filled with sandbagging materials have been placed on Voisine, Pago and Wilson Roads. The following items are included in the containers:  

  • Bags

  • Sand 

  • Shovels

  • A first aid kit 

  • A tent for protection against elements

  • Relevant information

City staff will make...