New Jock River issues: Not just development, but future flooding
Ottawa Citizen

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By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, July 5, 2017

Ecologists who study the Rideau River thought they knew what questions to ask, until the nature of flooding in Eastern Ontario changed before their eyes.

A new study of the Jock River by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority says ecologically it is stable despite many pressures. But the flood threat is a new variable.

The conservation authority studied the Jock because it pumps a lot of water into the Rideau.