Tag Archives: Ottawa River

Ottawa River 2020 Updates

Subject: Ottawa River 2020 – freshet updates
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2020 12:53:21 +0000 (UTC)
From: Dan Wilcock <CPCADan@gmail.com>

Hi all,

Happy Easter and hoping you’re all well. I wanted to provide a quick update about what’s happening along our Ottawa River…

[River Path with Water and A-Frame Barrier]
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Ottawa River Flooding Presentation

Following up on a talk by Michael Sarich of the Ottawa River Regulation Secretariat at our AGM, here are his slides about why flooding happens, what can be done, and the history of flooding on the Ottawa river.

[Ottawa River Watershed]

He’s also provided a frequently asked questions document from the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board (see https://ottawariver.ca/ for general information and bulletins).
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National Capital Commission’s Capital Urban Lands Master Plan and the Sir John A. McDonald Parkway

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The draft version of the first three chapters of this plan plus seven appendices is now available online on the NCC’s (National Capital Commission) web site. Public consultation is planned for early October so watch for NCC ads. The urban … Continue reading


Campaign to Stop Sewage Spills into Ottawa River

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Last month the Champlain Park Community Association joined many of us as individuals in sending a letter to MPs advocating for an end to Ottawa River sewage spills. Ecology Ottawa has mounted a campaign that has so far resulted in more … Continue reading