Level 1 Drought | Sept. 10, 2021

Level 1 Low Water Condition has been reinstated in the Otonabee Region watershed Peterborough, Ontario (September 10, 2021) The Otonabee Region Water Response Team (WRT) has reinstated a Level 1 Low Water condition for the Otonabee Region watershed. Improved water levels and flows that resulted from abundant and frequent rainfall in July had lifted the… Read More >

Level 1 Low Water Condition Ends

THIS MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE The Otonabee Region Water Response Team (WRT) has lifted the Level 1 Low Water condition that was first declared on June 9, 2021, following the fourth driest May since Confederation. The drought was declared early in June after the watershed experienced below-normal snowfall, an earlier-than-usual spring freshet, stream flows… Read More >

Water Safety | July 22, 2021

THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message #2021-10 Issued: 4:00 p.m., Thursday July 22, 2021 Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety issued for the Trent-Severn Waterway  A Watershed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… 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THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-09Issued: 2:00 p.m., Thursday July 8, 2021 FLOOD WATCH issued for all waterbodies / watercourses in the watershed Region of Otonabee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 >

Virtual Bondar Challenge 2021

Virtual Roberta Bondar Photography Challenge Summer Camp: Brought to you by Riverview Park & Zoo and Otonabee Conservation Attention Parents! Does your youth like photography? Do they enjoy nature? Are they eager to exercise their skills while learning outdoors? We have the perfect opportunity for you! The Riverview Park & Zoo (RPZ) and Otonabee Conservation… 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THIS FLOOD MESSAGE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE Message # 2021-08 Issued:   2:15 p.m., Friday June 25, 2021 FLOOD WATCH issued for all waterbodies / watercourses in the watershed Region of Otonabee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 >

Response to Proposed Regulations

Otonabee Conservation has submitted comments in response to Phase 1 of the Regulatory Proposals under the Conservation Authorities Act The proposed regulations were released in May 2021. They come after changes were made to the Conservation Authorities Act in 2019 under Bill 108, More Homes, More Choice Act, adding new categories of programs and services… Read More >

Letter to Environmental Registry Office

June 21, 2021 Conservation & Source Protection BranchMinistry of the Environment, Conservation & Parks40 St. Clair Avenue West14th FloorToronto, OntarioM4V 1M2 SUBJECT: ERO #019-2986 – “Regulatory Proposals (Phase 1) under the Conservation Authorities Act” Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Phase 1 Regulatory Proposals under the Conservation Authorities Act and for providing a… Read More >