The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) is deferring programs and may cancel some initiatives as a result of a $125,000 cut in its natural hazard transfer payment from the Ontario government.More
Area lakes and rural watercourses, already swollen and in some cases, flooding from melting snow, rain and runoff, prompting North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) to expand the Flood Warning to include Lake Nipissing. The flood warning remains in effect. NBMCA is updating flood forecasting information on the Spring 2019 Flood Update Page of the website.More
(April 23, 2019 - 12 noon) Flood Warning extended to Thursday, April 25, 4 pm. Water levels within local watercourses are elevated due to the recent rains combined with snowmelt. Water levels are expected to continue to rise over the next couple of days with the forecast precipitation and continued snowmelt. Urbanized watercourses such as Chippewa Creek are returning to more normal levels but may respond quickly to any intense rain event, and rural watercourses and lakes are expected to continue to rise with the forecasted precipitation and continued snowmelt.
(April 17, 2019) It’s the rain event we were hoping wouldn’t come, but with 35 to 55mm of rain and warmer temperatures adding to the spring melt, this weather system will tip the scale and bring flooding to area rivers and streams, prompting North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) to issue a Flood Watch.More
(April 17, 2019) Snow depth measured on April 15 averages 517 per cent of the long-term average for this time of year and water equivalence averages 425 per cent of average according to the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority which measures the snowpack as part of its flood forecasting initiatives.More
(North Bay April 11, 2019) Snowmelt, forecast rainfall, and water levels slightly above average in area creeks and rivers have prompted the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority to issue a Water Safety Statement for the watershed.More
(North Bay, April 8, 2019) The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) hosted more than 80 area on-site sewage (septic) system installers in Parry Sound today to share up-to-date information regarding septic permits, applications, and changes to the Ontario Building Code in preparation for the upcoming construction season.More
(April 2, 2019) Snow depth measured on April 1 remains about 250 percent above the long-term average for this time of year and water equivalence is about 200 percent above according to the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority which measures the snowpack as part of its flood forecasting initiatives.More