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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 >

Level 1 Condition Calls for 10% Water Conservation

Due to persistent dry conditions throughout the Otonabee Region watershed, Otonabee Conservation has issued a Level 1 low water condition for the entire watershed area. Under the Ontario Low Water Response Program, Level 1 results in a request for a voluntary 10 per cent reduction in water consumption by all water users, including municipalities, aggregate operations,… Read More >

Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook

Pleased be advised that Otonabee Conservation has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the entire watershed region effective immediately. This message is being issued to raise awareness about weather forecasts for heavy rain, and that a change in conditions on local waterways is possible. Otonabee  Conservation advises that conditions are ideal this afternoon and… Read More >

Public Reminders about Enjoying Conservation Areas with Dogs

Summer is a great season to get outdoors and explore local conservation areas. Otonabee Conservation offers a few reminders about enjoying the outdoors in the company of one’s dog (or dogs). “There are a few key reminders to ensure the enjoyment and safety for all when visiting our conservation areas,” Jessie James, Manager, Conservation Lands… Read More >

Otonabee Conservation Monitoring Low Water Conditions

Otonabee Conservation is monitoring local watershed conditions as the area continues to experience hot, dry weather. “The watershed region received below normal precipitation amounts in June, and during the first two weeks of July precipitation has been 25% of normal. This lack of precipitation has caused stream flows  to decline as well,” says Dan Marinigh,… Read More >