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Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board

The Planning Board was established to ensure integrated management of the principal reservoirs of the Ottawa River Basin:

  • to minimize flood and drought impacts along the Ottawa River and its tributaries, particularly in the Montreal Region
  • while maintaining beneficial water uses in the basin.

Current Conditions Summary

Water levels in metres:

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River Conditions Forecast

Last Update: 2020-05-19 3:20 PM
Next Update: 2020-05-26 3:00 PM

Water levels and flows on the main stem of the Ottawa River are close to normal for this time of the year and should remain fairly stable over the coming week.

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Special Feature

How does Ottawa River water management affect conditions on Lake Deschenes?

Residents of Constance Bay and the Pontiac Region will find useful information in these videos that were produced in lieu of holding the West Carleton April 4th  Public Meeting.

Missed the Open House sessions that were held throughout the Ottawa River Valley last fall?  You can view the presentation that was made to residents here.

Frequently Asked Questions can be found in the “Information and Documentation” section of our website.  You will also find below a document with the answers to the questions most frequently asked after the flooding in 2019.

 

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Latest News

Mid-April Spring Conditions Overview in the Ottawa River Basin

Bulletins posted on 2020-04-23 by Ottawa River Regulating Committee

The Ottawa River Regulating Committee continues to monitor the Ottawa River basin closely as the spring freshet progresses. Reviewing river

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EXPECTING MINOR FLOODING ON THE OTTAWA RIVER

Press Release posted on 2020-04-09 by Ottawa River Regulating Committee

The Ottawa River Regulating Committee cautions that levels and flows on the Ottawa River continue to rise gradually due to

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RISING OTTAWA RIVER WATER LEVELS

Press Release posted on 2020-03-29 by Ottawa River Regulating Committee

The Ottawa River Regulating Committee would like to inform watershed residents that levels and flows along the Ottawa River have

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