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THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-06 Issued: 1:45 p.m., Wednesday March 31, 2021 FLOOD WATCH-UPDATE issued for all waterbodies/watercourses in the Otonabee Region watershed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THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-05Issued:   2:45 p.m., Thursday March 25, 2021 Subject: FLOOD WATCH issued for all waterbodies/watercourses in the Otonabee Region watershed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 >

Flood Watch | March 19, 2021

THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-04 Issued:   12:45 p.m., Friday March 19, 2021 Subject: FLOOD WATCH issued for the section of the Trent-Severn Waterway that is within the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,… Read More >

Water Safety Statement | March 18, 2021

THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message #2021-03Issued: 9:00 a.m., Thursday March 18, 2021 SUBJECT: Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety issued for all watercourses / waterbodies in the Region of Otonabee Conservation.  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 >

Water Safety Statement | March 9, 2021

THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message #2021-02 Issued: 9:30 a.m., Tuesday March 9, 2021 SUBJECT: Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety issued for all watercourses / waterbodies in the Region of Otonabee Conservation.  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 >

Flood Watch | Jan. 29, 2021

THIS FLOOD NOTICE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-01 Issued:  2:30 p.m., Friday January 29, 2021 Subject:  FLOOD WATCH issued for Otonabee River and Jackson Creek. Issued to: Municipalities of Selwyn, Douro-Dummer, Asphodel-Norwood, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Cavan Monaghan, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and Trent Hills, as well as ORCA’s other partners in flood… Read More >