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MISSISSIPPI AND CARP RIVER WATERSHEDS— The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority has upgraded its FLOOD WATCH to a FLOOD WARNING for Dalhousie Lake. Levels on the lake have continued to rise as the remainder of the snowmelt enters the watershed. With no rain in the forecast levels are expected to stabilized as soon as…
The Flood Warning and Flood Watch issued on April 6, 2023 remains in effect for the Rideau Valley watershed. Flood conditions are present in many low-lying areas adjacent to several rivers, lakes, creeks and ditches. Additional areas have the potential to flood next week, as the remaining snow within the…
The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority is issuing a FLOOD WATCH for Dalhousie Lake.  With yesterday’s rainfall and the increased snow melt, levels on Dalhousie Lake could increase by 10-20 cm in the next few days. No significant flooding is expected in other areas of the watershed over the next three days. The shoreline adjacent…
A combined Flood Warning and Flood Watch is in effect for the Rideau Valley following a significant rain/freezing rain event on April 5, 2023. Flood conditions are present in many low-lying areas adjacent to several rivers, creeks and ditches. Additional areas have the potential to flood over the next few days, especially because of…
Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit - Media Release - April 6, 2023 Some areas throughout Leeds, Grenville and Lanark are experiencing power outages and localized flooding. This may affect your health. We have a number of factsheets to help you with tips for recovery: Emergency Safety Fact Sheets -…
Drummond/North Elmsley Township has deployed public works and fire vehicles and staff throughout the Township to help keep Township roads clear as we can for our residents. Important Numbers For trees blocking Township roads, please call the Township Office at 613-267-6500. For trees blocking County roads, please call Lanark County…
MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitApril 4, 2023 The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is raising awareness of the emerging presence of Xylazine in the already toxic unregulated drug supply.  Xylazine, also called Tranq, is a sedative drug that is used in veterinary medicine and is…
Lanark County Media Release For immediate release March 28, 2023 A special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Thursday at Lanark Lodge to mark the opening of the Maples Butterfly Home Round Room. The room is part of an innovative initiative based on the Butterfly Household Model of Care developed by…
Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held March 22, 2023. Homelessness Prevention Program Investment Plan Approved: Council approved the 2023-24 Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP) investment plan, which allocates $1.5 million in provincial funding to various local supports. Funds are allocated in four operating service categories. Social Services…

Be Tick Smart!

Monday, 27 March 2023
MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitMarch 24, 2023 The ticks are out! When temperatures rise above 4oC, ticks become active. Enjoy the benefits of being outdoors by going for a hike, working in the garden or cleaning up leaf litter in the yard; but remember to be tick…
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