Ottawa River Flood Warning Update #14

FLOOD WARNING – Update # 14 -OTTAWA RIVER – ARNPRIOR TO HAWKESBURY – May 28, 2019

 

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA), in conjunction with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) and South Nation Conservation (SNC) is maintaining the FLOOD WARNING issued on April 19, 2019 for the areas under our jurisdiction along the Ottawa River.

Water conditions along the lower Ottawa River from Arnprior to Gatineau have been slowly declining but will remain well above normal conditions for this time of year. Levels from Gatineau to Hawkesbury are expected to remain stable and should resume declining on Wednesday. No additional increase in water levels is expected for this area.

Residents are strongly urged to keep sandbags in place for now. Updates to all projections will be provided as they become available.

Residents are advised to stay away from watercourses where flows are high and where banks might be unstable. Parents are encouraged to explain dangers to children.

This FLOOD WARNING is in effect until Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

MVCA and its Ottawa partners, RVCA and SNC monitor the water levels and weather forecasts with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as part of the Flood Forecasting and Warning Program. Updates are provided as conditions change.

The Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board will be reassessing forecast conditions and providing hydrological condition updates on its website daily at www.ottawariver.ca/forecast.php.

To view current flood warnings across Ontario, visit https://www.ontario.ca/law-and-safety/flood-forecasting-and-warning-program

-end-

For more information:

Contact:
Gord Mountenay, MVCA Water Management Supervisor
613-253-0006 ext. 2233
gmountenay@mvc.on.ca

404 - ҲļĿ¼

404 - ҲļĿ¼

ҪҵԴѱɾѸƻʱá