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Current Watershed Conditions



 

South Nation Conservation works with its partner municipalities along the South Nation, St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers to provide advanced notice of flooding and low water conditions through the provincial Flood Forecasting and Warning and Low Water Response programs.

 

MAPPED ROAD CLOSURES, FLOODED AREAS AND SANDBAG LOCATIONS

VIEW WATER LEVELS IN SOUTH NATION WATERSHED 

 

Current Watershed Conditions and Flood Messages:

 

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT: WATER SAFETY

December 23, 2020

Weather Forecast:
Rainfall of up to 50 mm is forecast to begin Thursday, December 24th, and will continue into Friday morning, December 25th, 2020.

Environmental Conditions:
Water levels across the jurisdiction are typical for this time of the year. Soils are frozen and there is an average amount of snow cover across the jurisdiction.

Risks:
Precipitation, above freezing temperatures and snowmelt may result in higher than normal water levels throughout the watershed.

ACTION:
Residents are advised to exercise caution when near watercourses as flows may rapidly increase and cause slippery banks. Residents are also advised to stay off all frozen bodies of water. Parents are encouraged to explain these dangers to their children.

Duration:
This statement is in effect until Monday, January 4th, 2021.

SNC monitors water levels and weather forecasts as part of the Flood Forecasting and Warning Program. Updates are provided as conditions change.

Please visit www.nation.on.ca for more information. To provide feedback with respect to changes in water related conditions please email waterwatch@nation.on.ca, post on our Facebook (/SouthNationConservation) or Twitter (@SouthNationCA).

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Omar Kana’n, Water Resources Specialist – Engineering, 1-877-984-2948, okanan@nation.on.ca.

Forwarded to:  All Flood Forecasting and Warning Directory

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South Nation Watershed St. Lawrence River Ottawa River

January 9, 2020: Water Safety Statement

January 14, 2020: Water Safety Statement Update

January 22, 2020: Water Safety Statement Update 2

January 28, 2020: Water Safety Statement Update 3

March 9, 2020: Flood Outlook Statement

March 17, 2020: Flood Outlook Statement Update

March 27: Water Safety Statement

June 29, 2020: Level I Low Water Condition

July 9, 2020: Level II Low Water Conditon (Upper South Nation)

July 23, 2020: Level II Low Water Conditions 

August 13, 2020: Level II Low Water Downgraded

September 11: Drought Conditions Terminated in Some Regions

October 9: Low Water Conditions Return to Normal

December 23, 2020: Water Safety Statement

March 13, 2020: Flood Outlook Statement

March 20, 2020: Flood Outlook Statement Update

March 27, 2020: Flood Outlook Statement Update 2

April 3, 2020: Flood Outlook Statement Update 3

April 9, 2020: Flood Outlook Statement Update 4

April 12, 2020: Flood Watch

April 17, 2020: Flood Watch (Update)

April 24, 2020: Flood Watch (Update 2)

May 1, 2020: Flood Watch (Update 3)

May 15, 2020: Flood Watch (Update 4)

May 29, 2020: Flood Watch (Update 5)

June 12, 2020: Shoreline Conditions: Water Safety

March 30, 2020: Water Safety Statement 

April 9, 2020: Flood Watch

April 20, 2020: Flood Watch Termination                                 

  


Past Statements:

 

Water Conservation and Well Management Fact Sheets: