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Level 1 Low Water Condition Lifted

With frequent and above normal precipitation receipts over the past several weeks, water levels and flows in local rivers, streams and creeks are starting to rebound, leading the Otonabee Region Water Response Team to lift the Level 1 low water condition, which was first declared on August 2, 2018. Dan Marinigh, Chief Administrative Officer for… Read More >

Tree Removal Along Jackson Creek

Otonabee Conservation will be removing a select number of trees that are causing interference with the operation of a hydrometeorological monitoring station on Jackson Creek. The work is scheduled to begin Tuesday, October 16, 2018. “The hydrometeorological station provides data and information about precipitation, streamflow and water levels within the Jackson Creek subwatershed,” explains Dan… Read More >

Employment Opportunity: Planner

Otonabee Conservation welcomes applications for the position of Planner (this is an amended posting of the Senior Planner position). This position is full time and permanent; the Planner reports to the Manager, Plan Review and Permitting Services Program. Please email your cover letter and résumé as a single document to humanresources@otonabeeconservation.com The closing date for applications… Read More >

Applications welcome for Watershed Biologist

Otonabee Conservation welcomes applications for the position of Watershed Biologist. This position is full time, permanent and reports to the Manager, Watershed Management Program. Please email your cover letter and résumé as a single document to humanresources@otonabeeconservation.com The closing date for applications is Monday, October 8, 2018 no later than 4:30 p.m. Otonabee Conservation is an… Read More >

Low Water Conditions remains in effect until further notice

Despite above normal rainfall for the month of August, the Level 1 low water condition persists throughout the Otonabee Region watershed. “The Otonabee Region Water Response Team determined that the Level 1 low water condition will remain in effect for the Otonabee Region watershed until further notice,” explains Dan Marinigh, Chief Administrative Officer for Otonabee… Read More >

Watershed Conditions Statement ~ Flood Outlook in Effect

The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the entire watershed region. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook is issued to raise awareness. Based on weather forecasts for significant rain over the next 3 days, as well as the potential for additional precipitation if thunderstorms develop, a… Read More >

Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook in Effect

Otonabee Conservation has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the entire watershed region. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook is issued to raise awareness. Based on weather forecasts for heavy rain, a change in conditions on local waterways is possible. This message has been issued to the municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood,… Read More >

Level 1 Low Water Condition Remains in Effect

Due to persistent high temperatures, precipitation deficits and poor streamflow, the Otonabee Region Water Response Team is calling on members of the community to continue their water conservation efforts by reducing their water use by 10 per cent. “Under the Ontario Low Water Response Program, the Team is continuing the Level 1 low water status… Read More >

Employment Opportunity: Senior Planner

Otonabee Conservation welcomes applications for the position of Senior Planner, within the Plan Review and Permitting Services Program. View the position description for the Senior Planner position. Résumé and cover letter must be received by email as a single document by Friday, September 7, 2018 no later than 4:30 p.m. The email address is humanresources@otonabeeconservation.com Otonabee Conservation… Read More >