Vulnerable Communities

There are built-up areas that are prone to flooding. Knowing if you live in a vulnerable area will help you prepare for flooding.

Rideau River
in the area between Rideau Falls and Cummings Bridge, in the vicinity of Brantwood, Windsor and Brewer Parks in the City of Ottawa; parts of the rural area of the City of Ottawa including; in the vicinity of the Carleton Golf & Yacht Club, parts of the Village of Kars; Lorne Bridge Road; in the vicinity of James Island; Reevecraig; Fairmile Subdivision; Mapleshores, Little Chesterville and Arcand developments, Hilly Lane, Cedar Beach, Rideau Glen and Becketts Landing in North Grenville Township
Jock River
parts of the Village of Richmond including areas on the tributaries (Van Gaal Drain, Flowing Creek, Bypass Drain)
Stevens Creek
parts of the Village of North Gower and areas downstream
Kemptville Creek
parts of the Township of North Grenville between Kemptville and the Rideau River
Tay River
within the Town of Perth and areas upstream to Glen Tay


Click here for the RVCA's Watershed Conditions Statements. Click here for RVCA real-time flows and water levels.

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

Contact Us

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

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



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

Member of: conservation ontario