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A FLOOD WATCH for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes is CANCELLED effective immediately.  Watershed conditions status has return to NORMAL. DATE:    May 22, 2019TIME:    1:00 pm               Message sent on the basis of information received from: Kawartha Conservation Flood Forecasting Network Trent-Severn Waterway Ministry of Natural Resources - Surface Water Monitoring Centre Environment Canada Affected Municipalities: City of Kawartha Lakes Municipality of Trent Lakes A FLOOD WATCH for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes is CANCELLED effective immediately.  Watershed conditions status has return to NORMAL. Water levels in all Kawartha Lakes within…
MAY 21, 2019 – Are you a parent, grandparent, new parent, caregiver or educator? Kawartha Conservation has a number of programs designed to educate and inspire children, while promoting a healthy love for nature.“Ken Reid Conservation Area provides a great backdrop for a number of our programs, classes and camps,” explained Coordinator, Environmental Programs/GIS Specialist Nancy Aspden. “With our Outdoor Education Centre, trails, viewing platforms and our friendly, knowledgeable staff, Ken Reid is a fantastic place for kids to explore and enjoy.”Programming ranges from a Parent & Tot program for 2 to 4 year olds on Thursday mornings to Nature…
MAY 21, 2019 – Kawartha Conservation’s popular guided walks for seniors are returning for 2019.Beginning Tuesday, May 28, Kawartha Conservation is once again launching its popular program for seniors looking to connect with nature.The Senior’s Walking in Nature (WIN) program will run Tuesday’s from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning May 28. Walks will be held at Ken Reid Conservation Area.Nature is a wonderful place to recharge and the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of spending time in nature are vast, including reduced stress, improved immune system functioning, and improved mood.  Deepening our relationship with nature has other benefits as…
May 15, 2019 – Kawartha Conservation staff have launched two floodplain mapping projects to continue the critical work of updating or establishing floodplain mapping tools within the Kawartha watershed. McLaren’s Creek and Fenelon Falls South will be the subject sites for the next 18-months. Updating and establishing floodplain mapping for approximately 9.5 kilometres of McLaren’s Creek and 6.5 kilometres of Fenelon Falls South will help guide land use decisions in the two areas for the foreseeable future. City of Kawartha Lakes and Conservation Authority staff were informed they had been approved for a National Disaster Mitigation Program funding grant towards…
A FLOOD WATCH continues for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes. The water levels of the large Kawartha Lakes within the Kawartha Conservation watershed jurisdiction have been stable or continued their very slow decline over the last 4 days. FLOOD WATCH – KAWARTHA LAKES – UpdateDATE:    May 14, 2019TIME:    2:30 pm Message sent on the basis of information received from: Kawartha Conservation Flood Forecasting Network Trent-Severn Waterway Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Surface Water Monitoring Centre Environment Canada Affected Municipalities: City of Kawartha Lakes Municipality of Trent Lakes A FLOOD WATCH continues for the…
Friday, 10 May 2019 15:17

FLOOD WATCH – KAWARTHA LAKES

A FLOOD WATCH is now in effect for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes. A FLOOD WARNING for the shoreline areas of Kawartha Lakes within the Kawartha Conservation watershed jurisdiction has been lifted.  DATE:    May 10, 2019TIME:    3:00 pm               Message sent on the basis of information received from: Kawartha Conservation Flood Forecasting Network Trent-Severn Waterway Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Surface Water Monitoring Centre Environment Canada Affected Municipalities: City of Kawartha Lakes Municipality of Trent Lakes A FLOOD WATCH is now in effect for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes.…
Kawartha Conservation, May 9, 2019 – The flooding that has recently occurred in numerous communities throughout several provinces in Canada is a stark reminder of how devastating the damage can be. Our thoughts and hearts go out to everyone impacted by the floods. The conservation authority wants to take this opportunity to remind residents that flooding can happen to anyone. It’s important to know that you can take steps now to protect yourself and hopefully minimize the risk of flooding and/or be prepared in case it does happen to you. Find out what your insurance covers Call your insurance company…
A FLOOD WARNING remains in effect for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes. There is potential for flooding to occur along shorelines, in near shore areas, and in low-lying areas as a large volume of water passes through the Trent River system. DATE:    May 8, 2019TIME:    2:30 pm Message sent on the basis of information received from: Kawartha Conservation Flood Forecasting Network Trent-Severn Waterway Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Surface Water Monitoring Centre Environment Canada Affected Municipalities: City of Kawartha Lakes Municipality of Trent Lakes A FLOOD WARNING remains in effect for the shoreline…
WATERSHED CONDITION STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY – KAWARTHA CONSERVATION WATERSHED DATE:    May 3, 2019TIME:    4:00 pm Message sent on the basis of information received from: Kawartha Conservation Flood Forecasting Network Trent-Severn Waterway Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Surface Water Monitoring Centre Environment Canada Affected Municipalities: City of Kawartha Lakes Municipality of Trent Lakes A FLOOD WARNING remains in place for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes. There is potential for flooding to occur along shorelines, in near shore areas, and in low-lying areas as a large volume of water passes through the Trent River…
DATE:    May 1, 2019TIME:    11:30 am             Message sent on the basis of information received from: Kawartha Conservation Flood Forecasting Network Trent-Severn Waterway Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Surface Water Monitoring Centre Environment Canada Affected Municipalities: City of Kawartha Lakes Municipality of Trent Lakes A FLOOD WARNING remains in place for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes. There is potential for flooding to occur along shorelines, in near shore areas, and in low-lying areas as a large volume of water passes through the Trent River system.Water levels in the large Kawartha Lakes remain exceptionally high.…
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