Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

Low Water Advisories

For information on Low Water and Drought in the Province of Ontario visit the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry website.

For information on low water advisories for Ausable Bayfield watersheds see below:

includes a call for an additional 10% (total of 20%) voluntary reduction in water use

Water Response Team issues Level 1 Low Water Advisory for Bayfield River watershed
A Level 2 Low Water Advisory was issued on August 10, 2018 for the Bayfield River watershed. Streamflow in the Bayfield River watershed continued to decline as a result of prolonged dry weather, prompting the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) Water Response Team (WRT) to move from a Level 1 Low Water Advisory, into a Level 2 Low Water Advisory for the Bayfield River watershed.
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There are three levels of Low Water Advisories:

None Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
  includes a request for a 10% voluntary reduction in water use includes a call for an additonal 10% (total of 20%) voluntary reduction in water use may involve mandatory water use restrictions.

 

 

 

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