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The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an environmental protection and advisory agency that works with local municipalities, government agencies, special interest groups and the general public. The RVCA strives to protect watershed resources. Our goal is to have clean water, natural shorelines and sustainable land use throughout the Rideau Valley watershed.
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  What's New

Work on the Jock River Fish Habitat Embayment Project at the Richmond Conservation Area has now wrapped up — click here to learn about the project and see photos. (posted 31.10.2014)

  Work on the Brewer Pond Restoration Project is now underway — click here to learn
about this project!
(posted 31.10.2014)
October 14, 2014 — Local Study Looks at Changing Water Resources in the Mississippi-Region
October 7, 2014 —TD Tree Days Greens Smiths Falls Park
October 6, 2014 — Volunteers "Rock" Otty Lake's Phase II Fish Habitat Enhancement Project
October 3, 2014 — TD Tree Days Plants Park in Kemptville
    New Publications / Reports     Special Projects
August Watershed Briefs
September/October Around the Rideau
2013 Annual Report
2014 Membership Directory
2014 RVCA Workplan
RVCA — Who We Are and What We Do

Now Available!
Kemptville Creek Subwatershed Report 2013
(6.88 MB)

To view the catchment sheets for Barnes Creek, Kemptville Creek, Mud Creek, North Branch, Oxford Mills and South Branch catchments— click here.

Solutions for Shoreline Erosion — A basic Guide to Bioengineering
New! Cardinal Creek Flood Plain Mapping Project
New! Ottawa River Flood Risk Mapping Project
Otty Lake Fish Habitat Improvement Project
The Jock River Fish Habitat Embayment Creation Project
Brewer Park Pond Restoration Project
Beaver Management Package — please call one of our Resource Specialists to get your package. Call 613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 ext. 1128 or 1132

Britannia Flood Control Project
Notice of Project Approval (July 31, 2014)
Project Plan for the Proposed Britannia
     Village Flood Control Project (May 4, 2014)
Full Set of Design Drawings, issued for       review May 2, 2014
Notice of Filing Document for Review
      (May 4, 2014)
— Second Notice of Intent (February 2014)
   – English
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Cardinal Creek Flood Risk Mapping Project
Upper Rideau Lake Regulatory Flood Level Project
Heart's Desire Riparian Restoration Plan
Background Information Updated 27/11/13
Open House News Release: Nov. 7, 2011
Open House Flyer
Species at Risk Work in the Rideau Valley

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