Water Safety Statement issued May 15, 2020

MESSAGE # 2020-23 ISSUED:  12:00 p.m., Friday May 15, 2020 ISSUED TO: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough, Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation’s other partners in flood emergency management. DEFINITION: A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY is issued when high flows, unsafe banks, melting… Read More >

May 13 | Residents can continue to access most of Otonabee Conservation’s trails & Conservation Areas

Access is available for hiking, walking, birdwatching, and biking during the Coronavirus pandemic. Peterborough, Ontario (May 13, 2020) As the May long weekend approaches, many residents will be looking for places to get outside and find access to nature, nearby. The physical and mental health benefits of accessing nature are widely known. During the pandemic,… Read More >

Spring dam operations and warning boom installation

Peterborough, Ontario (May 8, 2020) Otonabee Conservation staff are currently conducting dam operations including the placement of stop-logs into the dam and the installment of warning booms upstream of Authority-owned dams. Warning booms act like ‘floating fences’ that warn paddlers, anglers, and boaters to stay away. They are installed each spring and then removed in… Read More >