Current Information Alerts - Town of Gravenhurst

Spring Flooding Alert Page - Gravenhurst Muskoka

Current Information Alerts


There are no alerts at this time.


For the most current Watershed Advisory's for Parry Sound/Muskoka please visit the following link:

Safety Flood Forecasting: Ontario

The Town of Gravenhurst routinely monitors areas within the municipality prone to flooding.

Please be aware of conditions, drive accordingly and observe posted flood signage when in effect. 


March 16, 2018

Favourable water levels within the Gartersnake Watershed will allow the Town to reassume emergency replacement of a large diameter culvert on Merkley Road. Fowler Construction Company will be mobilizing onsite Monday March 19th with the planned works being fully completed by Saturday March 24th. During this time period Merkley Road will be observing a full road closure at municipal address 1405. Accommodations have been put in place for residents impacted by this short road closure. 


Are You Flood Ready?

Did You Know That:

  • Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters in Canada

  • They can occur in any region of Canada at any time of year

  • Urban flooding is a growing problem

  • The frequency and severity of flooding may be influenced by rapid snow melt, extreme rainfall, storms with high winds, ice jams

If you live near water and are in an area that has a history of a flooding, you need to check your flood readiness.

For more information on making sure you are Flood Ready, visit the following websites: