News

  • Apr 19

    Watershed conditions - water safety

    The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that the water levels in Lake Simcoe continue to be higher than average for this time of year. These higher than average water levels are posing a risk of flooding along the Lake Simcoe shoreline.  

    The above average water levels in Lake Simcoe are expected to remain high in response to the precipitation and inflows from rivers and streams within the system. 

  • Apr 17

    Be flood safe – tips and reminders

    The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that water levels in Lake Simcoe are higher than average for this time of year. The forecast rainfall, combined with recent rainfall and higher than average water levels, are posing a risk of flooding along the Lake Simcoe shoreline. 

    Here are some reminders on staying flood safe:

  • Apr 16

    Shoreline hazard watch

    The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that 45 mm of rainfall is forecast over the next few days. 

    The water levels in Lake Simcoe are higher than average for this time of year.

    This forecast rainfall combined with recent rainfall and higher than average water levels are posing a risk of flooding along the Lake Simcoe shoreline.  

    Lake Simcoe water level

  • Apr 15

    Georgina Matters – Town issues printed newsletter

    The Town is issuing a new printed newsletter – Georgina Matters. Check your mailbox – the newsletter will be mailed directly to all households.  

    Georgina Matters will provide updates on Town programs, services and projects in a condensed high-level format, directing readers to the website for more information. The first issue includes content on the new Multi-Use Recreation Complex (MURC), a Building Georgina update, and information on trails and spring-cleaning initiatives. 

  • Apr 11

    Watershed conditions - water safety

    The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that a low-pressure system will move through the watershed Thursday through Friday. Environment Canada and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) Surface Water Monitoring Centre (SWMC) are forecasting 20-25 mm of rainfall on Thursday, and 5-10 mm of rainfall on Friday.

    There is currently no snow cover on the ground due to the warmer than usual temperatures. However, the ground may still be saturated resulting in a rapid runoff response.

  • Apr 04

    Watershed conditions - water safety

    The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority has received 50-60 mm of combined rain and snow within the past 24 hours. Higher than normal water levels and flows within local streams and rivers are expected to persist over the next few days due to saturated soil conditions and snowmelt. The combination of slippery banks, and cold-water temperatures will create hazardous conditions near rivers or other water bodies.

  • Mar 28

    Get ready to spring clean in Georgina

    Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to clear out the clutter in and around your home. The Town of Georgina has a number of spring-cleaning activities to keep our Town beautiful and help you get rid of unwanted items. 

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