ORCA Opens Public Consultation for Conservation Lands

ORCA Opens Public Consultation for Conservation Lands
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Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) has embarked upon a program to develop management statements for all of its properties. The purpose of a conservation area management statement is to describe the long-term ownership, management objectives and associated stewardship activities for the property. ORCA is currently developing a management statement for… Continue reading

Revised Dam Design Revealed at ORCA Open House

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ORCA and Hatch design engineers were on hand last week to connect back with the community about the changes to the Millbrook Dam rehabilitation project scheduled to start this fall.  The presentation revealed several improvements that were appreciated by residents who dropped in to see the new drawings. One of… Continue reading

ORCA Announces Remedial Work to Protect Millbrook Dam

ORCA Announces Remedial Work to Protect Millbrook Dam
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The Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) will be undertaking remedial actions at the Millbrook Dam to ensure the structural integrity of the dam. The work will involve the construction of a cofferdam in the mill pond in front of the existing penstock pipe and the strengthening of the toe berm. … Continue reading

ORCA Advises that Level 2 Drought Persists Despite Recent Rainfall

ORCA Advises that Level 2 Drought Persists Despite Recent Rainfall
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The Otonabee Region Water Response Team advises members of the watershed community that the Level 2 drought first declared on July 12, 2016 remains in effect. This means that water users of both municipal and private water supplies are strongly encouraged to reduce their water use by 20% in their… Continue reading

ORCA Advises that Level 2 Drought Persists Despite Recent Rainfall

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The Otonabee Region Water Response Team advises members of the watershed community that the Level 2 drought first declared on July 12, 2016 remains in effect. This means that water users of both municipal and private water supplies are strongly encouraged to reduce their water use by 20% in their… Continue reading