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Flood Warning Index

Our flood warning index has four stages:

Normal
No flood conditions exist
Awareness
Be informed and aware.
  1. Water Safety Statements —High flows, unsafe banks, melting ice or other factors that could be dangerous for recreational users such as anglers, canoeists, hikers, children, pets, etc. Flooding is not expected.
  2. Flood Outlook Statements — Early notice of the potential for flooding based on weather forecasts calling for heavy rain, snow melt, high wind or other conditions that could lead to high runoff, cause ice jams, lakeshore flooding or erosion
Flood Watch
Be prepared to activate your flood response plans, if it becomes necessary.
Flooding is possible in specific watercourses or municipalities. Municipalities, emergency services and individual landowners in flood-prone areas should prepare.
Flood Warning
Activate your flood response procedures now.
Flooding is imminent or already occurring in specific watercourses or municipalities.

Click here for the RVCA's Watershed Conditions Statements.

For water levels and flows on the Ottawa River visit the Ottawa River Regulation Planning Board

Contact Us

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

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

Email:
info@rvca.ca

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

Member of: conservation ontario