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Watershed Conditions - Flood Watch - March 23, 2022

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2022 09:06 AM

Weather Forecast:

Environment Canada is forecasting mild temperatures throughout the week, reaching daytime temperatures of 8 oC, and the potential for significant periods of rain towards the end of the week and into the weekend totaling up to 40 mm by Saturday, March 26th. 

As a result of updated rainfall amounts in the forecast, and the potential for increased water levels, South Nation Conservation (SNC) is upgrading from a FLOOD OUTLOOK to a FLOOD WATCH. 

Environmental Conditions:

With...

March 22, 2022 - Flood Outlook Update 1

Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 09:08 AM

Weather Forecast:

Environment Canada is forecasting milder temperatures throughout the week, reaching daytime temperatures of 8 C, and periods of rain towards the end of the week and into the weekend totaling up to 17 mm by Saturday, March 26th. 

Environmental Conditions:

Increased runoff is expected to continue due to warmer temperatures, melting snow, and forecasted rainfall. The increased water levels and flows resulting from last weeks warmer temperatures are expected to continue across...

Temporary Road Closure - March 21, 2022

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2022 02:09 PM

Please note that the following roads are closed due to flooding. 

  • Lalonde Road (between Labelle and Rollin)
  • Johnston Road (between Russell and Ettyville)
  • Du Lac Road (between Maisonneuve and Lalonde)
  • Boileau Road (between 4043 Boileau to Ettyville)
  • Ettyville Road (between 3019 Ettyville to Boileau Road)

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...