Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 02:03 PM
August 12, 2020 – Persistent dry weather across the Kawartha Conservation watershed has resulted in an ongoing Level II Low Water declaration for the entire area.
On Wednesday morning, August 12, the Kawartha Low Water Response Team met to receive an update on the current situation and three month average, which has resulted in the continued low water warning.
“We have seen precipitation in parts of our watershed, but not enough to move us back into a Level I condition at this point,” explained Kawartha...
Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 10:09 AM
Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:27 PM
Below normal rainfall observed over the past four months continues to bring very dry conditions to most of southern Ontario, including Kawartha Conservation’s watershed. As a result, Kawartha Water Response Team has been established, and has upgraded the Low Water Condition to Level 2 within its watershed jurisdiction.
The Water Response Team is coordinated by Kawartha Conservation, and includes local municipal, agriculture, non-governmental organisations, and government representatives. The...
Posted on Saturday, July 11, 2020 03:33 PM
- Environment Canada
- Kawartha Conservation Flood Forecasting Network
- Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Surface Water Monitoring Centre
Posted on Monday, July 06, 2020 12:44 PM
Kawartha Conservation has declared a Level 1 Low Water Condition throughout the watershed.
Precipitation observed within the Kawartha Conservation watershed over the period of April through June has been persistently below the long-term average values. With very hot and dry weather forecast, there is no relief to the low water conditions expected during the next two weeks.
As part of the declaration of a Level 1 Low Water Condition all water users are asked to voluntarily reduce...