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Flood warning in effect until April 21: MNRF

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 12:16 PM

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) says a flood warning is in effect for the area until April 21. 

Read the MNRF flood warning bulletin to learn more

The MNRF has also issued a flood outlook bulletin. 

Read the MNRF flood outlook bulletin to learn more.  

Additional resources

Ontario Flood Forecasting and Warning Program.

See our webpage for information on sand and sandbag locations.

Trent-Severn Waterway updates.

Fire Danger Rating - HIGH - April 13, 2023

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 08:53 AM

The Muskoka Forest Fire Danger Rating has been elevated to high.

Areas without snow have rapidly dried and the trend will continue with forecasted weather. Some Muskoka fire departments have already responded to out-of-control grass fires this week. A small fire can become a large one within minutes in these conditions.

No daytime burning is permitted. The Burning Control By-Law with the full list of prohibitions can be found on our website

Spring sidewalk and street sweeping program starts in Gravenhurst

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 08:55 AM

The Town of Gravenhurst is starting its annual spring sidewalk and street sweeping program.

“Our goal is to clean all urban sidewalks and streets of sand and other debris left behind from the winter,” operations manager Caroline Kirkpatrick said.

Residents can help in the following ways:

  • Ensure your vehicle[s] do not overhang onto the road or sidewalk,
  • Keep large sports equipment, such as basketball or hockey nets, off the road and away from the curb,
  • Keep all waste recycling containers off the road...

Notice – Culvert Failure & Road Closure – Housey’s Rapids Road

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 03:04 PM

Information on the culvert failure and road closure involving Housey's Rapids Road is available on the District of Muskoka website. 

Visit the district website to learn more

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