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Posted Thursday, May 23, 2019

Message from Health Canada for the flood victims
After a flood, it’s important to restore your home to good order as soon as possible to protect your health and prevent further damage to your house and belongings. In an emergency situation, the indoor air quality in your home may appear to be the least of your problems. However, failure to remove standing water or water damaged materials can present serious long-term health risks. Standing water and wet materials will...


Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019

It is still forbidden to navigate on the Ottawa River until the order is lifted from the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario.
Article (in french only) by radio-canada - Ici Ottawa-Gatineau


Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians: Program Guidelines   Other notice and funds:  

Posted Thursday, May 09, 2019

Sandbags and Debris from the Ottawa River.
We recommend keeping your sandbags until the lift of the emergency statement. If you decide to dispose of them before that time, the landfill from Alfred will accept them, as well as the debris from the Ottawa River, free of charge.
Address: 3420 Concession 4, Alfred ON
Opening hours: Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Before reconnecting your appliances Thinking of reconnecting your appliances, plugging in...


Posted Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Ottawa River water levels are currently decreasing. Forecasted rainfall could cause levels to increase again but are not expected to exceed initial peeks observed last week. Locations from Point Gatineau down to the Grenville/Hawkesbury area could see water levels stop decreasing depending on precipitation received.   Residents are strongly urged to keep sandbags in place for now.   Levels are expected to remain high for the next two to three weeks.  ...