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Open Channels – A Dialogue on Flooding – March 30

Subject: INVITATION TO “OPEN CHANNELS — A DIALOGUE ON FLOODING”: MARCH 30, 2015…
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19:18:34 -0400
From: Pearhea@aol.com

This is an interesting subject for riverside communities, especially given climate change and the related increase in the number of extreme weather events.

Years ago, an elderly resident told me that when he was a boy, it was not uncommon for spring floods to cover Clearview Avenue. Dams upstream now control the spring water levels pretty well. Since I’ve lived here, I’ve seen the water rise high enough a few times to completely submerge the benches by the bike path, but it hasn’t ever crept to this side of the Parkway underpasses.

Heather


From: dcgibson24@gmail.com
Sent: 15/03/2015 2:35:10 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time
Subj: INVITATION TO “OPEN CHANNELS — A DIALOGUE ON FLOODING”: MARCH 30, 2015 at BEN FRANKLIN PLACE, 7-8:30 PM

You are invited to attend a special free presentation and panel discussion on flooding in the Ottawa area on March 30, 2015 at 7pm in the Chamber Room at Ben Franklin Place. Further details about this presentation are contained in the attached poster below. Please feel free to circulate this poster widely to members of your association, organization, neighbours and friends.

Please contact me if you have any questions about this event at dcgibson24@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you on March 30th.

Don Gibson on behalf of the
Rideau Roundtable
Panel Moderator
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Google Docs 4. Flood Management Event 2015 – colour text and block 15 03 12-pa- 705 pm.pdf
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20150330 Flood Management Event.pdf

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