COVID-19 Update:

Our Administrative Office remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, but we are still open to serve you remotely. Please note that the Planning & Regulations department is receiving a higher than normal volume of planning applications and is working as quickly as possible to respond to all of them.

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Watershed Facts & Management

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As the lead agency appointed to manage the Mississippi Valley watershed, MVCA aims to balance your needs with the needs of the environment to protect the things you love like safe drinking water, local ecosystems, your property, and a healthy economic framework based on recreational tourism.

Located in eastern Ontario, Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority’s jurisdiction encompasses three different watersheds: Mississippi River (3,750 sq. km.), Carp River (700 sq. km.) and the Ottawa River.