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Posted Tuesday, January 21, 2020

MVCA logoJanuary 20, 2020 — As the January rain moves through the system, higher than average water levels and flows will continue across the Mississippi River watershed.  Based on current forecasts, no flooding is expected and lake levels should continue to decrease.  The Crotch Lake reservoir is 35 cm above its upper target for this time of year.  As the excess water is released, flows downstream of Crotch Lake will remain high for the balance of the winter.   At this time there is a risk of ice ...

Posted Wednesday, January 15, 2020

From the Office of Mayor Christa Lowry BUDGET SPOTLIGHT #4 HAVE YOUR SAY: THE PUBLIC BUDGET MEETING Tomorrow, Thursday January 16th, Council will be holding a Special Meeting on the 2020 Draft Budget: The Public Meeting. This is Step 5 of the Six Steps in the Budget Process. The Treasurer will give a presentation to the public followed by an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions to staff or provide comments to Council. This is your opportunity to have your say! WHAT...

Posted Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Significant Rains Increase Flows and Raise Lake Levels January 13, 2020 —The Mississippi River watershed received significant rainfall over the weekend.  Gauges in the upper watershed recorded between 80 and 105 mm while 50-90 mm were recorded in the lower watershed.  As a result, flows have increased significantly and ice stability has been compromised across the watershed.  Flows are expected to peak in 24-48 hours.    Since the Crotch Lake reservoir is at capacity, there is no storage...

Posted Friday, January 10, 2020

Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm to hear from the public regarding the 2020 Municipal Budget. To view the full agenda please click on the link below. 

Posted Friday, January 10, 2020

mvca logo   January 10, 2020 — Forecasts across the Mississippi and Carp River watersheds are calling for significant volumes of mixed precipitation over the weekend. There remains considerable uncertainty of whether this precipitation will arrive as snow, ice or rain. Flows are anticipated to increase but the timing and magnitude will depend on the amount of rainfall received. Ice thickness can change drastically due to increased flows and rising temperatures. The shoreline adjacent to lakes, ri...