The Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority says current forecasted precipitation for the weekend is between 15 and 35 millimetres, but localized storm cells may contribute additional amounts both this evening and into Saturday.
While many are excited that funding designated to river cleanups are being taken seriously, others note that the $1 billion from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is nowhere near enough. Read the full story by KMGH-TV – Denver, CO. Read the full story Tags: Infrastructure, Daily News, river
Provincial police warn the public to be careful on area waters after two people ended up in the Thames River when their boat flipped. Officers responded to a report of two people in the river near Komoka Road and Gideon Drive, southwest of London, about 2:30 p.m. April 15, Middlesex OPP said Friday. The pair […]
In 1972, the federal Clean Water Act proclaimed an ambitious goal – “fishable, swimmable” waters across the U.S. by 1983. Today, just over half of assessed river and stream miles across the U.S. remain too polluted for swimming and recreation, aquatic life, fish consumption, or as drinking water sources.
That assessment comes from a newly released report from the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), a non-profit group founded in 2002 by former EPA enforcement attorneys.
After getting wiped out in the early 1900s due to fur traders and deteriorating water conditions in the Detroit River, river otters have officially made their triumphant return to southeast Michigan, local biologists happily announced on Friday. Read and listen to the full story by WWJ Newsradio 950 – Detroit, MI. Read the full story…
Provincial police are investigating after officers say they found a drone carrying a bag filled with several handguns in Lambton County – a device they believe was flown into Canada from the U.S. Lambton OPP were notified of a large drone stuck in a tree along the St. Clair River river near Port Lambton about […]
Work begins on the Teeswater River Bridge replacement project on Bruce Road 3 in Paisley on Monday, May 2, 2022.
The movement of two native fish species called suckers are being studied in a northern Michigan river as part of a larger studies to see how fish move into, through and out of the Ottaway River, and the impacts they have on nutrient and energy dynamics. Read the full story by the Traverse City Record-Eagle….
A citizen river cleanup is back after a two-year hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, and organizers say volunteers are needed more than ever. The face masks and gloves littered across the city during the pandemic have also made their way into the Thames River. “Garbage, plastic, masks and gloves have washed into our waterways and […]
Leave dam open I think the idea of refurbishing the Springbank Dam to raise river levels for recreation, mostly for the London Canoe Club, is ridiculous. I am an avid river angler and I have noticed a difference in the health and overall appearance of the river without the dam. If canoe club members really […]
A river for everyone Re: River group wants city council to change course on Springbank Dam (March 26). As a lifelong Londoner, I swam at the beach in Fanshawe Lake, now closed to swimmers for health reasons. I also relished celebratory boating activities held on the river. The river’s current state greatly disappoints me. The […]
When it comes to water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, no news is good news and 2022 is shaping up as a ‘no news’ year. According to the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board, All the indicators are that we’re in the normal band of forecasted water levels. Read…
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