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River conditions forecasts posted on 2020-11-17 by Ottawa River Regulating Committee
Water levels and flows on the main stem of the Ottawa River are close to normal for this time of
Expecting a notable increase in water levels and flows due to significant rainfall in Abitibi-Timiskaming
Bulletins posted on 2020-10-23 by Ottawa River Regulating Committee
The Ottawa River Regulation Committee would like to advise residents that a notable increase in water levels and flows is
Work postponed: temporary lowering of the level of the Rivière des Outaouais upstream of the Carillon hydropower facility
Bulletins posted on 2020-10-21 by Hydro Quebec
Please note that the bulletin issued by Hydro-Québec on October 21st was updated on October 27, 2020. Read the Press
Bulletins posted on 2020-10-15 by Ontario Power Generation
Please be advised that Thanksgiving Monday marks the end of summer water level minimums for the Ottawa and Madawaska Rivers.
Temporary lowering of the level of the Rivière des Outaouais upstream of the Carillon hydropower facility
Bulletins posted on 2020-07-31 by Hydro Quebec
Hydro-Québec has just released a press release in English. >Access the information
Bulletins posted on 2020-07-07 by Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board
The peak flow on the Ottawa River was approximately 10% higher than average in 2020. Find out about other highlights
Bulletins posted on 2020-06-16 by Hydro Quebec
There will be a temporary variation in water levels on the Ottawa River due to the installation of booms at