Cataraqui Conservation confirmed a Level I Low Water declaration for the Cataraqui Region on June 24, 2020 due to lower than normal precipitation amounts, hot temperatures, and high winds contributing to lower than average surface water conditions for inland lakes and streams. Recent rainfall, while significant in certain areas, has helped to improve conditions, but not enough for the Cataraqui Low Water Response Team to change the Low Water Status. In fact, if higher than normal rainfall does not occur over the next month, the status may be elevated to Level II.
Cataraqui Source Protection Committee Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Walkerton Tragedy with Reminder of Improtance of Protecting Our Water at Its Source
The members of the Cataraqui Source Protection Committee join with the members of other source water protection organizations throughout Ontario to mark the two decades that have passed since the water contamination disaster that led to a number of deaths, and many other lives irreparably harmed in the Walkerton area.
Cataraqui Conservation will begin to re-open public access to some of its conservation areas and the Cataraqui Trail for passive use starting April 25, 2020, with strict measures in place for all users to continue to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cataraqui Conservation values the health and wellbeing of its staff, volunteers, visitors and clients, and under the current circumstances, has broadened and enhanced a number of practical steps put in place to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Cataraqui Conservation will be closing and locking the gates on the Cataraqui Trail starting Monday March 30, with all gates closing by Friday April 3, 2020.
Cataraqui Conservation values the health and wellbeing of its staff, volunteers, visitors and clients, and under the current circumstances, has chosen to take some practical, pro-active steps to help mitigate the spread of COVID 19.
Effective immediately, Cataraqui Conservation has made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of its Maple Madness festivities. Originally scheduled to run for the entirety of March Break...