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Termination of Emergency Declaration

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022 05:20 PM

For Immediate Release

February 25, 2022


Township of Amaranth to Terminate Emergency Declaration on March 1


In consultation with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, the Township of Amaranth will terminate its Emergency Declaration on March 1, 2022.


The Township declared an Emergency on March 27, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, an Emergency Declaration provides the Mayor with the authority to...

Grand River Flood Warning Message #5 - Termination/Watershed Conditions Statement

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022 03:00 PM

Date and Time Issued:  Friday, February 25, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. 

The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) is terminating the combined Flood Warning/Flood Watch message previously in effect. A Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety is being issued for the entire Grand River watershed due to the continued risk of ice jam flooding and unsafe conditions in local waterways.

River flows are beginning to recede across the Grand River watershed reducing the overall flood risk. There remains...

Black History Month - The Life of Emily Colley

Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022 02:58 PM

In honour of Black History Month the Amaranth Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee would like to highlight the life of Emily Colley, one of the early settlers in The Township.
Emily (aka Emma or Emeline) Clarkson was born in 1824 in a shanty in Vaughan. Her mother is noted on the 1851 census as Black, born in Canada, although later records indicate she was born in the United States. Little is known of the name or background of her father. Emily married William Colley, a recent immigrant...

Conservation Ontario - Drinking Water Source Protection February 23 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 03:34 PM

More road salt does not mean more ice melting. One tablespoonful of salt is enough to cover approximately 1m2 area. Distribute salt evenly and not in clumps for better coverage.

Conservation Ontario - Water Wednesdays February 23 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 03:33 PM

Shovel that snow! Get out early if you can, clear your driveway and sidewalk and let the sun do the rest of the melting for you. The more snow that you can shovel or snow blow, the less salt you will need.

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