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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, Flood, and Drought Messages:

 

WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

September 22, 2021 

Weather Forecast:

Environment Canada is forecasting rainfall amounts of 40 to 60 mm by early Friday morning.

Environmental Conditions:

The South Nation River Watershed is currently experiencing a minor drought (Level 1 – Low Water Condition), with river flows that are below normal for this time of year. Water flows are expected to increase over the coming days with the forecasted rainfall. 

Risks:

Rainfall is likely to produce higher water levels and possible nuisance flooding in low-lying areas across the jurisdiction. 

ACTION:

Residents are advised to exercise caution when near rivers as the forecasted weather may rapidly increase river flows and cause slippery riverbanks. Parents are encouraged to explain these dangers to their children.

Duration:
This water safety statement is in effect until Monday, September 27, 2021, at 5:00 PM or until an update has been issued. 

SNC monitors the 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: Katherine Watson, Water Resources Specialist – Monitoring, 1-877-984-2948, kwatson@nation.on.ca.

Forwarded to:

All Flood Forecasting and Warning Directory.

 

 

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 Flood Forecasting and Warning 2021 Summary:

South Nation River Watershed St. Lawrence River Ottawa River

March 9, 2021: Flood Outlook

March 24, 2021: Flood Outlook (Update)

None at this time.

March 26, 2021: Flood Outlook

  


Past Statements:

 


Water Conservation and Well Management Fact Sheets: