Chippewa Creek Project will Reduce Flood Risk, Enhance City's Active Transportation Network

July 29, 2021

(North Bay, July 29, 2021) The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority will begin work next week on the remediation of 45m of Chippewa Creek at Oak St and reestablish the Kinsmen Trail link across the creek with a new pedestrian bridge.

“The benefits to the residents of North Bay are two-fold; the channel work will repair streambank erosion and help alleviate upstream flood hazards.  The new pedestrian bridge will provide a significant enhancement to the City’s active transportation network,” said Dave Mendicino, Chair of the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA).

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NBMCA Issues Flood Outlook

July 24, 2021

A wave of thunderstorms are forecast by Environment Canada to bring 30-50mm of rain, possibly more in some areas, this evening and overnight adding to watercourses that are already at or above normal for this time of year. These conditions have prompted the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority to issue a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the watershed.

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Flood Outlook Upgraded to Flood Watch for Chippewa Creek

July 24, 2021

The Flood Outlook Statement issued this afternoon by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority has been upgraded to a Flood Watch for Chippewa Creek due to significant rainfall.  The Flood Outlook statement remains in effect for the remainder of the watershed.

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NBMCA Issues Flood Warning for Chippewa Creek

July 19, 2021

Significant local rainfall amounts have been received around the City of North Bay due to the ongoing thunderstorms in the area, prompting the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority to issue a Flood Warning for Chippewa Creek and a Water Safety Statement for the remainder of the watershed.

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Flood Outlook Statement Issued

July 13, 2021

Although local watercourses within NBMCA’s jurisdiction are at or below average for this time of year,  Environment Canada’s warnings of 25 to 50 mm of rain this evening and an additional 25 mm Thursday is prompting the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority to issue a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for the watershed.

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Low Water Level Declared by NBMCA

June 16, 2021

Based on below average precipitation and stream flows in the watershed, the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) has issued a Level 1 Low Water Advisory for all areas in its jurisdiction.

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Detour at Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area to access trailhead

June 04, 2021

Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area has a temporary detour set-up to access the trailhead at 15 Janey Avenue.  

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Papineau Lake Conservation Area is now open

May 21, 2021

The dock that is removed annually in the fall at Papineau Lake Conservation Area has now been put back in.  

 

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Conservation Areas Open; New Trail Bridge at Eau Claire Gorge

May 07, 2021

 (North Bay, Ontario, May 7, 2021)  North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority’s (NBMCA) 15 conservation areas and trails have officially opened for passive use while a few amenities, such as washrooms, remain closed due to COVID-19.

 

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Service Disruption - Kinsmen Trail between Main and Stanley now open

May 07, 2021

May 7, 2021 - The portion of the Kinsmen Trail which was closed between Main Street East and Stanley Street is now open. 

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