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Forecast Rain will Impact Long Reach Waterfront Communities: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

Forecast Rain will Impact Long Reach Waterfront Communities: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority

Ottawa – A rainfall in the order of fifty millimetres forecast for Thursday and into Friday in eastern Ontario is expected to cause flooding of waterfront communities on the Long Reach of the Rideau River between Kars and Kemptville.

Hilly Lane, Cedar Beach, Rideau Glen, Fairmile, Greenline, Lorne Bridge and other low-lying neighbourhoods on the Long Reach can be expected to have access road flooding by mid-day Thursday. Some encroachment of flood waters can also be expected in Ottawa South on Belmont Avenue and Rideau River Drive at Belmont as well as into Windsor Park.

Brantwood Park is expected to be flooded but the streets behind the park are likely to stay dry. With elevated water levels in all watercourses in the watershed and ice still present, we advise everybody to stay away.

Thirty centimetres of moving water can be hazardous to walk in and icy surfaces compound the danger.

Conservation Authority staff will continue to monitor conditions and will issue updates as conditions change. Peak flows are expected to be reached Friday night or early Saturday and water levels will be receding next week

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