Water Safety | July 22, 2021

Message #2021-10 Issued: 4:00 p.m., Thursday July 22, 2021 Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety issued for the Trent-Severn Waterway  A Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety is issued when high flows and/or other factors could pose a risk to public safety on and around waterways, but flooding is not expected. ISSUED TO: Municipalities of… Read More >

Flood Watch | July 8, 2021

THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-09Issued: 2:00 p.m., Thursday July 8, 2021 FLOOD WATCH issued for all waterbodies / watercourses in the watershed Region of Otonabee Conservation except 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,… Read More >

Flood Watch | June 25, 2021

THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-08 Issued:   2:15 p.m., Friday June 25, 2021 FLOOD WATCH issued for all waterbodies / watercourses in the watershed Region of Otonabee Conservation except 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… Read More >

Level 1 Low Water Condition | June 10

10% Water Conservation urged as Otonabee Conservation declares Level 1 Low Water Condition Otonabee Conservation is issuing a Level 1 low water condition declaration due to persistent dry conditions throughout the Otonabee Region watershed. Otonabee Conservation analyzes the condition of the watershed monthly, as part of the Ontario Low Water Response Program and low water… Read More >

Low Water Update | May 20, 2021

Otonabee Region Low Water Response Team is NOT declaring a drought condition, at this time Peterborough, Ontario (May 20, 2021) The Otonabee Region Water Response Team (WRT) met on May 18th to review streamflow data along with air temperature and precipitation receipts to determine if the watershed is experiencing a drought condition. The WRT is… Read More >

Possible Drought This Spring

Otonabee Region watershed is inching close to a possible drought this spring Peterborough, Ontario (April 26, 2021) It is spring, and unlike most years, the 2021 freshet, that occurs when warmer temperatures trigger snow and ice cover melt creating significant meltwater run-off into area waterbodies, has already passed us by. “This spring’s freshet, which was… Read More >

Flood Watch Cancellation April 7, 2021

Message # 2021-07Issued: 9:30 a.m., Wednesday April 7, 2021 Subject: FLOOD WATCH-CANCELLATION 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 in flood emergency management. The FLOOD WATCH issued for… Read More >

Flood Watch Update | March 31, 2021

THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-06 Issued: 1:45 p.m., Wednesday March 31, 2021 FLOOD WATCH-UPDATE 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 in flood emergency… Read More >

Flood Watch | March 25, 2021

THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-05Issued:   2:45 p.m., Thursday March 25, 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 in… Read More >