The Eastern Ottawa Flood Prevention and Watershed Protection Plan

What’s the City’s plan to protect your home from flooding, keep the beaches of Petrie Island clean and healthy, and protect creeks and streams from damaging storm surges? Join us at an upcoming public information session to find out. After years of work, the City has started releasing details on its flood prevention and watershed protection plan for Eastern Ottawa. Ecology Ottawa would like to invite you to a meeting to discuss the City’s plans and what they will mean for your community. The information session will take place at Blackburn Community Hall (190 Glen Park Dr.) on Thursday, September 11 from 7pm to 9pm.

If not properly managed, stormwater can have damage property and endanger the health of creeks, streams and rivers. Outdated infrastructure paired with climate change means Blackburn Hamlet and Orléans are at growing risk of flooding, shoreline erosion, and pollution from weather-related sewage overflow events. But this situation also presents an opportunity. The City of Ottawa is now looking at infrastructure solutions to combat stormwater problems. Blackburn Hamlet and Orléans can lead the way with sustainable solutions that save money while helping safeguard the vitality of our rivers and beaches.

The City has released provisional information regarding the Eastern Subwatersheds Stormwater Management Retrofit Study. To read more and see related videos, click here: 


September 11, 2014 at 7pm - 9pm
Blackburn Community Hall
190 Glen Park Dr
Ottawa, ON K1B 4Y4
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Robb Barnes · · 613-276-5753
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