Watershed Conditions Statement – March 20, 2015
For Immediate Release
Watershed Condition Statement for Residents of the Catfish Creek Watershed
Issued on March 20, 2015 at 11:15 a.m.
Issued by: Peter Dragunas, Water Management Technician Catfish Creek Conservation Authority (519) 773-9037
This is an WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT that creek conditions have improved. Flooding in low-lying areas of the watershed and the Village of Port Bruce have subsided.
Residents are Reminded to be diligent, watch local weather conditions and creek water levels closely and to take appropriate action when circumstances require.
CCCA continues to monitor watershed conditions and will issue updates and recommendations when or if necessary. CCCA always recommends taking any necessary precautions to minimize the results of present and or future spring runoff flood impacts of the Catfish Creek and its tributaries.
The public is encouraged to always exercise extreme caution near open bodies of water, and to keep children and pets away from all waterways during adverse flow conditions.
Residents are advised to remove property from low-lying areas adjacent to streams, creeks ditches or other open bodies of water.
Residents are asked to closely watch local conditions and take appropriate responsible action.