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Read the Flood Outlook Statement - Update #3 from the South Nation Conservation (SNC).

FLOOD WATCH: Ottawa River – Arnprior to Hawkesbury


Please note that there are sand bags at your disposal at the Lefaivre's Municipal Garage in case of flood/emergency.



Residents are advised to stay away from rivers as the forecasted weather may rapidly increase river flows and banks might be unstable and slippery. Parents are encouraged to explain these dangers to their children.

Residents in flood prone or low-lying areas, historically susceptible to flooding, should also take the necessary precautions to protect their property, such as:

  • Ensuring sump pump is clear, in good working condition and has a backwater valve on it.

  • Portable backup generator and pump.

  • Ensuring downspouts are clear and the outlet is at least 3 m from the dwelling.

  • Removing or securing items that might float away as flows increase.

  • Removing valuable items from basements or lower floors that could be subject to flooding.

  • Keep emergency phone numbers handy.

  • Familiarize yourself with your municipality’s emergency preparedness plan

For more details visit the South Nation Conservation website:



  • ALFRED - Concession 7 starting at civic number 735 to the intersection of Peat Moss Road.
  • PLANTAGENET - Concession 4 starting at civic number 1920 to the intersection of Road 16.
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