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Madawaska Valley

Flood Notice

Saturday, May 4, 2019
As predicted yesterday the water levels have slowly declined on the Kamaniskeg water system and will continue to to decline but future rain events could cause the levels to rise again. Please continue to monitor your property on the Kamaniskeg and Bark Lake areas.
Friday, May 3, 2019
The water level rose slightly overnight on the Kamaniskeg water system and may rise slightly today before it starts to recede. We are still monitoring the areas of concern and will continue to, as the weather could affect the flows and water levels.

Wilno Road North culverts were replaced today, the road is now open. 


Please secure boats, docks, rafts on your property. Sandbags and sand are available to protect your property.
Finch Road remains closed.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) – Pembroke District (Thursday, April 25, 2019) is advising area residents that a Flood Warning is in effect for all of Renfrew County until Thursday, May 2, 2019  (pdf)


Watershed Condition Statement for Algonquin Park - April 26, 2019 (pdf)


Disaster Relief Assistance Program for Ontarians Program activated by the Minister - April 30, 2019


Self Assessment Information about the Disaster Relief Assistance Program for Ontarian (pdf)

Disasater Relief Assistance Program Guidelines (pdf)

Disaster Relief Assistance Program Guidelines County of Renfrew (pdf)

Disster Relief Assistance Program Questionaire 2019 (pdf)


For up to date information visit the municipal website and Facebook page or listen to 106.5 MooseFM and check out the Facebook pages of the Valley Gazette, Madawsaka Valley Current and MooseFM. 


In the event you may need to sand bag, save time and do it right.  How to sand bag (pdf)


Hydro One will waive the delivery charges/connection fees for customers affected by flooding. Please call 1-800-434-1235 to have the power safely disconnected. For more information, visit:  . #ONflood    (pdf)



Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians: Application Form (pdf)

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians: Program Guidelines (pdf)

Disaster Recovery Assistance Info Sheet (pdf)

Disaster Recovery Speical Provisions for Low Income Households (pdf)


Steps Well Owners Need to Take After a Flood (pdf)

Keeping Food Safe After a Flood (pdf)

Flood Safety for Propane Users (pdf)

Caring for Your Well During and After a Flood (pdf)

Red Cross Guide to Flood Recovery (pdf)

Red Cross Direct Financial Assistance (pdf)


Quick Links

Ministry of Municipal Affairs - Disaster Relief Program

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Emergency Management Ontario:

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

County of Renfrew

For Road Closures