Water Safety Statement issued April 10

April 10, 2024

A Water Safety Statement has been issued for the urban creeks in the City of North Bay, according to the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA).

“Forecasts indicate 20-40 mm of rain is expected over the next few days,” stated Angela Mills, NBMCA Flood Duty Officer. “With little moisture storage available in the soils, forecasted rain will quickly become runoff. Water levels in the watershed are expected to rise; however, flooding is not expected at this time.”

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On-Site Sewage System - Fee Increase - Public Comment Period

April 04, 2024

Part of Section 7 of the Building Code Act permits a Conservation Authority to pass a by-law prescribing classes of permits requiring the payment of fees on application for, and issuance of permits and prescribing the amounts thereof.

NBMCA is proposing to revise the schedule of fees for the OSS (on-site sewage system) program in 2024.

A Public Meeting will be held by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority for Proposed Building Permit Fee Revisions. An opportunity for verbal comments will be provided during the Public meeting on:

Thursday, April 25, 2024
4:00 pm EDT
North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority office
15 Janey Avenue
North Bay ON  P1C 1N1

Anyone wishing to provide comments may write to NBMCA at septic.northbay@nbmca.ca before April 25, 2024 at 4:00 pm.

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Snow Survey Readings for April 2, 2024

April 02, 2024

There was no snow to measure at the local monitoring locations reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program.

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Snow Survey Readings for March 22, 2024

March 22, 2024

Snow has returned to the watershed!  This winter has had much less snow than normal, but it is common for the snowpack to grow until early April, reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program.

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Snow Survey Readings for March 15, 2024

March 15, 2024

There was no snow to measure at the local monitoring locations reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program.

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Snow Survey Readings for March 8, 2024

March 08, 2024

The snowpack has decreased by 14.8 cm and the snow water equivalent decreased by 48.7 mm since the previous snow survey on March 1, 2024, reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program. Patches of snow remain in forested, shaded, and elevated areas, particularly in the northern parts of the watershed.

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Flood Watch for all areas within NBMCA watershed, except Lake Nipissing Shoreline and Ottawa River at Mattawa

March 07, 2024

A Flood Watch has been issued for the North Bay-Mattawa watershed, except for the Lake Nipissing shoreline and Ottawa River at Mattawa areas, according to the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA).

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Snow Survey Readings for March 1, 2024

March 01, 2024

With little snowfall over the past two weeks and the recent rain event, today’s measured snowpack continues to be below normal for this time of year reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program. The snowpack has decreased by 3.5 cm and the snow water equivalent increased by 5.0 mm since the previous snow survey on February 15, 2024. 

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Water Safety Statement - March 1, 2024

March 01, 2024

A Water Safety Statement has been issued for the North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority watershed jurisdiction, according to the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA).

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Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook

February 27, 2024

A Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook has been issued for the North Bay-Mattawa watershed, except for the Lake Nipissing shoreline and Ottawa River at Mattawa areas, according to the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA).

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