Current Information Alerts - Town of Gravenhurst

Spring Flooding Alert Page - Gravenhurst Muskoka

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Safety Flood Forecasting: Ontario 

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The Town of Gravenhurst is monitoring the following locations in Gravenhurst, Muskoka: (March 2017)

With the spring melt and freeze we are starting to see signs of flooded roads where water is starting to crest over the centreline of the travelled road. Please be aware of these conditions drive accordingly and observe posted flood signage.

CURRENT OBSERVATIONS

All flooded road sections have subsided to the ditch lines.

Emergency Preparedness

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:

www.canada.ca/flood-ready

www.ontario.ca/page/floods