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Rideau Valley
Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive,
PO Box 599, Manotick, ON
K4M 1A5
Hours: Weekdays 8:30 to 4:30

Member of Conservation Ontario


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What's New

Media Release 2015.03.27 — RVCA Celebrates Successful Year

Event Open Channels — A Dialogue on Flooding: Come and learn about who does what in flood management in the Ottawa area & how people and property are protected!
Monday, March 30, 2015, 7–8:30 p.m.
— Chamber Room, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepint Drive
— Brought to you by the Rideau River Roundtable and the City of Ottawa
Click here to learn more!

Resources Spring Water Awareness Program — Resources for teachers & parents promoting spring water safety around rising water levels

Media Release 2015.03.06 — Watershed Conditions Statement: Spring Outlook

Media Release 2015.02.27 — RVCA Welcomes 2015 Board of Directors

New Report 2014 RVCA Annual Report
New Report City Stream Watch Summary Report 2014
  March Watershed Briefs
  Rideau Valley Conservation Authority 2015 Budget and Work Plan
  RVCA — Who We Are and What We Do
  Solutions for Shoreline Erosion — A basic Guide to Bioengineering
Special Projects
  Beaver Management Package — please call to get your package
613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504
  Brewer Park Pond Restoration Project
  Britannia Flood Control Project

Cardinal Creek Flood Plain Mapping Project

  Heart's Desire Riparian Restoration Plan (last updated Nov. 27, 2013)
  Jock River Fish Habitat Embayment Creation Project
  Ottawa River Flood Risk Mapping Project
  Otty Lake Fish Habitat Improvement Project
  Species at Risk Work in the Rideau Valley
  Upper Rideau Lake Regulatory Flood Level Project








Flood Forecasting and Warning Information and Statements

2015.03.06 — Watershed Conditions Statement: Spring Outlook

Streamflow and Water Level Conditions

Flood Forecasting and Warning Infomation

Low Water Level Information

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