COVID-19 Update:

All of MVCA’s sites and our Administrative office are open to the public during normal working hours. We require visitors to our buildings to wear masks, and to self-screen and sign-in before engaging with staff.

Please note, we continue to receive higher than normal volumes of planning and regulations applications and we are working to respond to them as quickly as possible.

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City Stream Watch

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MVCA is proud to be part of the City Stream Watch (CSW) program. Since 2003, this program has worked with volunteers to monitor and report on information about our urban creeks and streams in the City of Ottawa.

The goal of the CSW program is to obtain, record, and manage valuable information on the physical and biological characteristics of creeks and streams in the City of Ottawa, while ensuring that they are respected and valued natural features of the communities through which they flow. The program relies on and encourages the interest and commitment of volunteers from the community, guided by an experienced coordinator, to learn and conduct macro stream assessments in the local waterways, and then assist in stream clean-ups and stream rehabilitation projects on sites the assessment highlighted.

City Stream Watch schedule 2019-2022

Summary Reports

2019 Catchment Reports