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Flood watch cancelled for Kawartha Lakes

FLOOD WATCH cancelled for Kawartha Lakes

Kawartha Lakes - A FLOOD WATCH for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes is CANCELLED effective immediately. Watershed conditions status has returned to normal.

Water levels in all Kawartha Lakes within the Kawartha Conservation watershed have continued declining over the last week. All lakes are currently at or slightly above their full navigation levels.

The Trent Severn Waterway officials are monitoring water levels closely and continue to adjust dams in order to prepare the system for public navigation.

Kawartha Conservation is warning all residents to always be safe around water bodies, as well as water structures such as bridges, culverts, and dams. Children should be warned of dangerous conditions and caregivers should maintain a close watch on children who are outside.

Kawartha Conservation will continue monitoring water levels and watershed conditions and notify the public within its watershed jurisdiction of any changes. If you are aware of or have concerns about flooding, please contact Kawartha Conservation at 705-328-2271 or 705-344-0155 after hours.

Landfill tipping fees

Landfill tipping fee relief for City of Kawartha Lakes residents impacted by flooding this spring will end on June 7, 2019.  Please arrange for clean up of flood damaged materials to be completed and brought to the landfill on or before June 7, 2019 if you wish to have tipping fees waved.

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