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3889 Rideau Valley Drive, P.O. Box 599, Manotick, ON K4M 1A5 | 613-692-3571

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The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an environmental protection and advisory agency that works with local municipalities, government agencies, special interest groups and the general public. The RVCA strives to protect watershed resources. Our goal is to have clean water, natural shorelines and sustainable land use throughout the Rideau Valley watershed.
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  What's New
August 28, 2014 Source Protection Plan Approved
Provinical Announcement (En)
Provincial Announcement (Fr)
Local Announcement (En)
Local Announcement (Fr)
August 21, 2014 Jock River Shoreline Gets TLC
August 15, 2014 Blue-Green Algae Bloom Confirmed at McNally¹s Bay on Upper Rideau Lake
August 1, 2014 Citizen Water Watch — Report a Sighting
July 31, 2014 Free Shoreline Makeovers in Kemptville and Surrounding Areas
July 31, 2014 Posted: Britannia Village Flood Control Project Notice of Project Approval
July 30, 2014 304,000+ Trees Take Root In Rideau Valley
July/August Around the Rideau — RVCA Newsletter
July 28, 2014 Fish Habitat Improvements on Otty Lake Show Great Results — Improvements Continue this Fall
July 28, 2014

Brewer Park Pond Plan — see plantings and structures planned for pond improvements.

July 23, 2014 Shoreline Property Owners Get Free Makeover
    For more media releases, click here.
  Foley Mountain Conservation Area road access between the group camping area to the interpretive centre is restricted for vehicle and walkers/hikers. Parking is available at Spy Rock.
    New Publications / Reports     Special Projects
July Watershed Briefs
July-August Around the Rideau
March Watershed Briefs
2013 Annual Report
2014 Membership Directory
2014 RVCA Workplan
RVCA — Who We Are and What We Do

Now Available!
Kemptville Creek Subwatershed Report 2013
(6.88 MB)

To view the catchment sheets for Barnes Creek, Kemptville Creek, Mud Creek, North Branch, Oxford Mills and South Branch catchments— click here.

Solutions for Shoreline Erosion — A basic Guide to Bioengineering
Otty Lake Fish Habitat Improvement Project
The Jock River Fish Habitat Embayment Creation Project
Brewer Park Pond Restoration Project
Beaver Management Package — please call one of our Resource Specialists to get your package. Call 613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 ext. 1128 or 1132

Britannia Flood Control Project
Notice of Project Approval (July 31, 2014)
Project Plan for the Proposed Britannia
     Village Flood Control Project (May 4, 2014)
Full Set of Design Drawings, issued for       review May 2, 2014
Notice of Filing Document for Review
      (May 4, 2014)
— Second Notice of Intent (February 2014)
   – English
   – French

Cardinal Creek Flood Risk Mapping Project
Upper Rideau Lake Regulatory Flood Level Project
Heart's Desire Riparian Restoration Plan
Background Information Updated 27/11/13
Open House News Release: Nov. 7, 2011
Open House Flyer
Species at Risk Work in the Rideau Valley

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