Flooding Emergency Update 13
June 7, 2019, 2:00 pm
Lake Nipissing’s water level has receded to an average of 196.37 m. Minimal precipitation and warmer temperatures are forecasted over the weekend, which should cause the water levels to continue to recede or remain stable.
The Minnehaha Bay Boat Launch will be reopened as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019. Marina Services will not be available over the weekend; however, the Launch will be open for public use at no charge. The Secondary Boat Launch in Cache Bay remains open. All other Municipal launches are closed until further notice. Boaters are urged to respect the NO WAKE ZONE and should plan accordingly, anticipating for a slower return trip.
Boat Launching Considerations:
- Expect some vehicle congestion, please be patient with other boaters and help one another.
- Be mindful of dangerous floating debris.
- Navigate with caution and respect NO WAKE regulations
Motorists are reminded to adhere to road closure signs as road closures remain in effect.
We will provide updates as new information becomes available. For any flood-related concerns or inquiries, contact us at 705.753.1171.
Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians Program
Applicants should also contact their insurance providers regarding flood damage matters.
Current Boat Launch Closures in Effect
Boat Launching Considerations
Boating Safety Considerations
Accommodations and Assistance
Residents who or are in need of accommodations or volunteering assistance can call 705.753.1171.
Visit the Road Closures page for an updated list.
Road conditions are updated as information becomes available.
100 bags per residence are available to those in need. Sand bags are available at the Sturgeon Falls Fire Station (225 Holditch Street) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Sand bags are to be used to protect homes and wells, not secondary structures and shorelines.
For any flood related inquiries or concerns, please contact us at 705.753.1171.
To report an emergency please call 911.