Interpretive Signage Installed!

Interpretive signage has been installed beside the Needler’s Mill and adjacent to the Millbrook Dam in Millbrook, Ontario. This installation is the final touch added after the completion of the Millbrook Dam rehabilitation in 2019. The Millbrook Historical Society contributed to the creation of this project by providing content and photos, highlighting the history of… Read More >

EXPIRED | Flood Watch | Oct. 24, 2021

THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-15 Issued:   11:15 a.m., Sunday October 24, 2021 Subject: FLOOD WATCH issued for all waterbodies/watercourses in the Otonabee Region watershed. Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation’s other partners… Read More >

Annual Fall Drawdown 2021

Shoreline residents along the Indian River should prepare for the annual Fall reservoir drawdown, commencing the week of November 1, 2021 Otonabee Conservation will be adjusting water levels along the Indian River on or after Monday, November 1, 2021, by manually removing stop-logs at the following structures: Hope Mill Dam Lang Mill Dam Warsaw Auxiliary… Read More >

Flood Watch | Oct. 15, 2021

THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-14  Issued:   10:00 a.m., Friday October 15, 2021 Subject: FLOOD WATCH issued for all waterbodies/watercourses in the Otonabee Region watershed. Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation’s other partners… Read More >

Students Plant Shrubs at Clintonia Park

Otonabee Conservation and students from Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School planted native trees to help revitalize Clintonia Park in the Township of Douro-Dummer. Today, 30 students from the Outdoor Leadership program at Thomas A. Stewart Secondar School (TASS) planted 64 red osier dogwood, fragrant sumac, and potentilla shrubs at Clintonia Park, which is located near… Read More >

Level 1 Low Water Ends | Oct. 8, 2021

The Otonabee Region Water Response Team (WRT) has lifted the Level 1 Low Water condition that was reinstated last month. The Region received abundant precipitation and low transpiration/evaporation rates this September which resulted in increased surface water flows to levels well-above their historical monthly averages. This has alleviated previous concerns that surface waters were under… Read More >

1,500 trees planted at former gravel pit

1,500 native tree seedlings were planted this fall as part of the ongoing restoration of a gravel pit in Selwyn Township in partnership with NEFAB Canada, Selwyn Township, One Tree Planted, Caterpillar, students from the Youth Leadership in Sustainability Program (YLS) from KPRDSB and Otonabee Conservation. Students from the YLS program planted 300 trees, employees… Read More >

Water Safety Update for TSW

THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message #2021-13 Issued: 2:00 p.m., Friday October 1, 2021 SUBJECT: Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety – Update issued for the Trent-Severn Waterway  ISSUED TO: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, and Otonabee Conservation’s other… Read More >

Public Notice | Construction at Warsaw Dams

Rehabilitation of Warsaw Auxiliary Dam and Back Dam Do you live near the Warsaw Dams in Warsaw, Ontario? If so, please be advised that this Fall, construction will take place to repair and rehabilitate the Auxiliary Dam (909 South Street) and the Back Dam (902 Rock Road) in Warsaw, Township of Douro-Dummer, Ontario.. How long… Read More >