2023 Flood information

Find press releases and updated information regarding the 2023 water levels in the Township

This page will be update as soon as the information is available to us.

First-hand reports of changing water conditions from local agencies are greatly appreciated and benefit the overall flood program. Please also consider tweeting reports of flooding with the hashtag #ONFlood and promote the public’s use of #ONFlood. 

Ottawa River Water Levels and Forecasts

Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board

OPG level and flow data

Drinking Water Safety

Safe Water/Well Testing Water Bottles

Renfrew County and District Health Unit Website 

Electrical Safety

Electrical installations Exposed to Water

Electrical Safety Authority Website

Hydro One Flood Safety

Flood Resource Links 

Flood Safety Media 
Health Unit Emergency Prepardness
Flood Prep Instructions
Sandbag Instructions Sand Bagging 101 US Army
Health Unit Emergency Preparedness
Province of Ontario
Red Cross
Ontario 211 or call 211

The Township have deposited sand and sandbags at the following locations and will replenish, as necessary.  If additional sand or sandbags are needed, please contact 613-646-2282 (Option 0) on Mon. to Fri. from 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and after-hours emergency at 613-646-2282, Option 9.

  • Sunset Trail,
  • McWitt Trail,
  • Sandpoint Trail,
  • Greenway Drive at Coulonge Lake Trail
  • Hilltop Drive
  • Vizena Trail

As the Township’s Fire and Public Works Department continue to monitor roads, Municipal511.ca (https://www.municipal511.ca/) is updated with road closures.  The Township advises residents in low lying areas affected by flooding that may restrict access by emergency services.

News Releases and Bulletins

May 5 Township of Whitewater Region Flood Update

May 4 Township of Whitewater Region Flood Updates

May 3 Township of Whitewater Region Declaration of an Emergency

May 1 Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board

April 30 Township of Whitewater Flood Monitoring and Mitigation Measures 

April 28 Pembroke District Flood Warning MNRF

April 28 Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board

April 20 Pembroke District Flood Warning MNRF

April 17 Ottawa River Press Release

April 14 Ottawa River Press release  

April 14 Pembroke District Watershed Condition Statement (MNRF)