Low Water Conditions in the Area

All three Conservation Authorities covering Elizabethtown-Kitley have advised of low water conditions.  These conditions were created from a lower than normal rainfall over the past few months with the official statements from these agencies linked towards the bottom of this page.

Residents and businesses on groundwater systems, or that draw from inland lakes or streams, are asked to voluntarily conserve water by limiting outside watering of plants and lawns, washing vehicles and driveways.

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority:  ModerateJune 25, 2020 Statement.   July 15, 2020 Statement.

Cataraqui Conservation: Level 1 Low. June 24, 2020 Statement.   July 16, 2020 Statement and Request for Public Comments.

South Nation Conservation: Level II Moderate.  July 9, 2020 Statement.     July 23, 2020 Statement

If a water well supply becomes low or dry, well owners are encouraged to review the Ontario Government’s “Managing your well in times of drought publication (https://www.ontario.ca/page/managing-your-water-well-times-water-shortage), and contact a local licensed water well contractor (https://www.ontario.ca/page/find-licenced-well-contractors) to assess the well and provide recommended solutions.

 

Friday, July 24, 2020

Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, 6544 New Dublin Rd, RR 2  Addison, ON, K0E 1A0
Tel. 613-345-7480 or 1-800-492-3175, Fax. 613-345-7235, Email: mail@ektwp.ca
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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