Warning issued as Rideau River floods low-lying areas

By Megan Gillis, Ottawa Citizen, April 1, 2019

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority issued a flood warning Sunday after weekend rain combined with the runoff from melting snow increased Rideau River water levels and flows enough to flood some low-lying areas.

The areas that are experiencing flooding — “or will be very soon” — include:

  • The smaller creeks and streams in the lower Rideau Valley watershed, including the low-lying roads and waterfront properties adjacent to the Jock River (near Richmond) and Stevens Creek (near North Gower), and any connected creeks or ditches;

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