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Friday, 06 April 2018 11:01

Parks Canada launches Water Management InfoNet

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO, April 4, 2018 – Parks Canada launched the Ontario Waterways Water Management InfoNet today on the Trent-Severn Waterway and Rideau Canal website home pages.

The InfoNet contains background information on water management practices, water management updates, frequently asked questions about water management, various reports on water management, and the most recent water levels of lakes along both the Rideau Canal and the Trent-Severn Waterway.

Of specific note is the new water levels tool within the InfoNet which provides lake levels data from the last 30 days and graphic representation of levels for the current year. The information comes from hydrometric gauges located at key points along both waterways and is vetted by trained and experienced Parks Canada water management staff.

This information is intended as supplemental information only. Stakeholders should continue to refer to their respective Conservation Authority or the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as the primary source for relevant flood forecasting information specific to their area.

Check out the new Water Management InfoNet here: Water Management InfoNet