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...
Posted on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 11:11 AM
June 3, 2020 – Fenelon Falls Brewing Co.’s Kawartha Summer Ale has become the popular choice as the unofficial beer of summer in Kawartha Lakes and beyond.
“We are thrilled with the response to our Kawartha Summer Ale,” said Mathew Renda, General Manager at Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. “We knew it was going to be popular after the first weekend, but we’ve continued to see orders increase both locally and across Peterborough, the GTA and beyond.”
Conceived as a partnership with Kawartha Conservation,...
Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 09:30 AM
May 26, 2020 – When the Downtown Lindsay Reconstruction Project is completed in 2022, there will be new infrastructure, that for the first time, will have been used in a municipal project in Kawartha Lakes; low impact development infrastructure that will support a healthy environment.
Thanks to the financial support of RBC, Kawartha Conservation has facilitated a Silva Cell project that will support a healthy tree canopy component to Kent Street project.
“Trees are most healthy when they are planted...
Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 01:15 PM
May 21, 2020 – In May 2000, a municipal well in Walkerton became contaminated with a deadly bacteria. Seven people including a child died due to the contamination, and many residents were left with severe long-term illnesses.
The Government of Ontario established a public inquiry into the drinking water tragedy, led by Justice Dennis O’Conner. He developed 121 recommendations that became the building blocks of today’s multi-barrier framework for drinking water protection in Ontario. It...
Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 01:09 PM
May 19, 2020 – Durham East Cross Forest Conservation Area will re-open to the public on Wednesday, May 20 for passive trail use, while Pigeon River Headwaters will re-open on Monday, May 25.
“This is the second phase of re-opening our conservation areas to the public,” explained Director, Stewardship and Conservation Lands Kristie Virgoe. “We were able to successfully, and safely, re-open Windy Ridge Conservation Area last week and Ken Reid Conservation Area earlier this week which was certainly...