Public Notice: Rideau River Watershed low water status MODERATE

June 26, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE:  The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority has updated the low water status in the Rideau River watershed  to MODERATE severity under the Ontario Low Water Responses Program. Although some areas of the watershed have received more rain than others, the watershed has received very little rainfall over the past three months. Stream flow values for all waterways are well below normal for this time of year

Water conservation is encouraged for all watershed residents and businesses, especially those who have permits for taking water from surface or groundwater sources and all residents on private, communal or municipal wells.

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