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This page is dedicated to providing the most current and up-to-date information regarding low water conditions.  New information will appear at the top of the page.

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Level 1 Low Water Advisory for the South Nation River Watershed

South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) Water Response Team voted to reinstate the Level 1 Low Water Advisory across the South Nation River watershed on September 9th, 2021,
due to sporadic rainfall and low river flows.

Visit the South Nation Conservation Authority’s website to read the full statement.

Posted September 13, 2021


Minor Low Water Conditions Persist Due to Warm, Dry August

The Rideau Valley Water Response Team is maintaining a MINOR low water status for the Rideau River watershed after officials met to discuss conditions on Wed. Sept. 8. This low water status is a result of a warm and dry August.

Watershed residents and businesses are encouraged to voluntarily reduce their water usage by 10 percent. This is especially important for those who have water-taking permits from surface or groundwater sources, as well as residents on private, communal, or municipal wells.

Visit the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority’s website to read the full statement.

Posted September 9, 2021


Despite recent rain, minor low water conditions continue in Rideau Valley Watershed

August 10, 2021

Despite recent rain, the Rideau Valley Water Response Team is maintaining a MINOR low water status for the Rideau River watershed after officials met to discuss conditions on Tuesday, August 10.

Watershed residents and businesses are encouraged to continue to voluntarily reduce their water usage by 10 percent. This is especially important for those who have permits for taking water from surface or groundwater sources and all residents on private, communal or municipal wells.

Visit the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority’s website to read the full statement.

Posted August 10,2021


Low Water Advisory Ended for South Nation River Watershed

South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) Water Response Team has terminated the Low Water Advisory across the South Nation River watershed, effective Wednesday, August 4th, 2021.

Visit the South Nation Conservation Authority’s website to read the full media release.

Posted August 5, 2021


‘Minor’ Low Water Conditions Persist in Rideau Valley Watershed

July 6, 2021

The Rideau Valley Low Water Response Team is maintaining a MINOR low water status for the Rideau River watershed after officials met to discuss dry conditions on Tuesday, July 6.

Visit the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority’s website to read the full statement.


July 6, 2021

Despite the rain received in the month of June, South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) Water Response Team upheld a Level 1 Low Water Condition for its entire watershed in Eastern Ontario on June 30, 2021.

Visit the South Nation Conservation Authority’s website to read the full statement.


June 8, 2021

Due to below average rainfall over the last three months, conditions in the Rideau Valley Watershed now meet the threshold for Minor Low Water status under the Ontario Low Water Response Program.

Visit the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority’s website to read the full statement.


South Nation Conservation Declares Level 1 Low Water Conditionsouth nation river at charleville - june 2, 2021

June 4, 2021

Despite the rain received last week, South Nation Conservation (SNC) has issued a Level I Low Water Condition for its entire watershed in Eastern Ontario. The Level 1 Conditions was declared due to a drier than usual spring and a general lack of precipitation. To learn more, please visit the SNCA’s website.

 

 

 

 

Posted June 7, 2021