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GRCA Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 03:00 PM

Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety

The Grand River watershed continues to recover following recent rainfall and snow melt events over the past few weeks. 

As a result, rivers and streams throughout the watershed are flowing much faster and higher than normal for this time of year. Moderate rainfall is forecast overnight Friday into Saturday but is not expected to cause flooding. While river levels are expected to recede through the coming week, recreational river users such as anglers,...

UPDATE - Half Load Restrictions

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 11:15 AM

The Township of Amaranth Public Works have lifted the reduced load restrictions on all Township roads as of Monday, May 14, 2018.

CVC - Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety

Posted on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 12:30 PM

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has issued a provincial flood watch for Southern Ontario. A low-pressure system is set to traverse the province, Wednesday into Thursday, and bring along with it rainfall and continuous warm weather for much of the province. Cumulative rainfall of 20 to 35 mm is forecast for the two days in the Southern Region with higher amounts forecast in Southcentral/Southeast Ontario. Daytime temperatures are expected to remain between 5 to 15+ ᴼC in the Southern...

CVC - Flood Watch Cancelled - Water Safety Statement in Effect - Message #3

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:45 PM

Gauging stations in and around our watershed showed over 90mm of precipitation in the form of rain, sleet, and snow fell during the winter storm that occurred Thursday April 12th to Monday April 16th. 

Watercourses in the watershed have peaked and are currently slowly receding with no significant precipitation expected within the next few days. Stream and river levels remain higher than normal and as a result, are dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts, bridges, and dams. Children...

CVC Flood Watch - Message 2

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 12:15 PM

Credit Valley Conservation advises that 70-75 mm of precipitation has fallen throughout the watershed since Thursday April 12, with an additional 20-30 mm of precipitation expect over the next twelve hours in the form of rain or freezing rain.   

Water levels along the Credit River and its major tributaries have increased due to rain and ice melt over the past weekend.  As a result, minor flooding in low lying areas is anticipated.  These areas may include Townline Road in...

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