On Thursday, July 1, 2021, celebrate Canada Day #Canada P R 2021 streamed live on Facebook and YouTube, in collaboration with C A P R A C, the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet, the Municipality of Casselman, the City of Hawkesbury, the Township of East Hawkesbury, the Township of Russell, the City of Clarence-Rockland, The Nation Municipality, the Township of Champlain, and the United Counties of Prescott-Russell. Funded by the Government of Canada.

Counties of Prescott-Russel are getting together for Canada Day Celebrations

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 01:40 PM

Prescott-Russell, June 1st, 2021- Each year, thousands of residents and visitors come together on July 1 to celebrate Canada Day in different locations in Prescott-Russell. This year, for the first time ever, all municipalities and CAPRAC are getting together to offer Canada PR 2021. All counties are happy to have their municipal teams join forces to offer a unique event to their citizens and are inviting the community of Prescott-Russell to gather virtually to celebrate Canada’s 154th birthday,...

Municipal Water System : Hydrant flushing

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 03:04 PM

Hydrant Flushing

The Ontario Clean Water Agency will proceed with its program of hydrant flushing.

This may cause a temporary drop of pressure and/or slight colouring of the water. If it’s the case, leave your water running for a while in order to rinse the system.

The 2021 summer flushing schedule will proceed as follow:

For the town of Plantagenet: April 19,to April 30, 2021.

For the town of Wendover: May 3, to May 24, 2021.

For the town of Lefaivre: May 3, to May 14, 2021.

For the...

Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 09:44 PM

Press Release 

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a third provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA). These measures are being taken in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 transmission, the threat on the province's hospital system capacity, and...

Flood Outlook for the Lower Ottawa River

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 03:40 PM

A Flood Outlook Statement is being issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River. Based on current snow cover and weather forecast, it is anticipated that levels and flows along the main stem of the river from Arnprior to Hawkesbury are expected to begin to rise over the next few days but will remain within the normal range of fluctuations associated with the spring freshet period.

Presently, the snow cover varies significantly across the 146,300 square kilometre Ottawa River basin, with some areas...

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Before, During and After a Flood : What Should you Do?

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 09:51 AM

South Nation Conservation 

South Nation Conservation is the region's authority that monitors watershed conditions. Our municipality is in constant contact with SNC during the flood season. Understanding flood messages and preparing your family and property for a flood is the best defence.


211 is a helpline (call 2-1-1) and online database of Ontario's community and social services. They will help you find programs and services that exist and explain how to apply.