RVCA COVID-19 Response

The health, safety and well-being of our clients and staff is our top priority. RVCA is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with the following changes in operations and programming effective immediately:

  • The RVCA Administrative Centre (3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick) is closed to the general public.
  • Meetings and events scheduled at the RVCA Administrative Centre are cancelled.
  • Staff are working remotely, and we are moving forward with a business as usual approach.
  • Please call 613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 or search online at rvca.ca/directory for a directory of services and contact information.

Conservation Areas and Outdoor Education

  • Education programming and rentals at Baxter and Foley Mountain Conservation Areas are cancelled.
  • Interpretive centres and privies at RVCA Conservation Areas are closed to the general public.
  • Sites are not being maintained. Please take your trash with you.
  • The trails remain open for passive use and will be available free of charge until April 6, 2020. 
  • Please remember to follow physical distancing guidelines and remain more than six feet from others.

RVCA Planning and Regulation Services

  • Staff continue to provide service over the phone and through email. Please call 613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 or search online at rvca.ca/directory for a directory of services and contact information.
  • Permits and other hard copy documents can be couriered or dropped off or delivered in our drop box at the RVCA Administrative office at Box 599, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick ON K4M 1A5 or emailed to the appropriate staff member.
  • Payment can be taken over the phone at 613-692-3571 ext. 1100.
  • Onsite inspections will only be conducted without any other persons on site. Should anyone be onsite during visits, we ask that they remain inside their homes or vehicles and that they speak to our inspectors by phone during the visit.

Ottawa Septic System Office

  • Staff continue to provide service over the phone and through email. Please call 613-692-3571 or 1-800-267-3504 – press 4 ­– or search online at rvca.ca/directoryfor a directory of services and contact information.
  • Permits and other hard copy documents can be couriered or dropped off or delivered in our drop box at the RVCA Administrative office at Box 599, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive Manotick ON K4M 1A5 or emailed to .
  • Payment can be taken over the phone at 613-692-3571 ext. 1100.
  • Onsite inspections will only be conducted without any other persons on site. Should anyone be onsite during visits, we ask that they remain inside their homes or vehicles and that they speak to our inspectors by phone during the visit.

We will continue to monitor the situation and reassess as more information becomes available. Please check our website and social media platforms for updates. Your patience and cooperation are appreciated.

Contact Us

Address:
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

Phone:
613-692-3571, 1-800-267-3504

Email:

Hours:

Regular Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Member of: conservation ontario