TRENT SEVERN WATERWAY UPDATE - NOV 21, 2013
The weekend brought more rainfall to the Haliburton region. While water levels in the Gull River system had crested last week, the additional precipitation has caused a slight rise on most lakes.
The current forecast shows that Saturday will bring with it sub-zero temperatures day and night. This trend is forecasted to continue for approximately 2 weeks.
With colder temperatures forecast, it is anticipated that the rise will cease and the downward trend of last week will continue shortly.
The Gull Lake dams remain wide open. No further operations have occurred since last week nor are any planned at this time.
TRENT SEVERN WATERWAY UPDATE - NOV 8, 2013
|Trent-Severn Waterway Update:|
Water levels throughout the reservoirs of the Gull River watershed, of the Trent-Severn Waterway, continue to rise in response to the rainfall of the last 2 weeks.
Some locations within Haliburton County have received over 200 mm of rainfall during the month of October resulting in above average conditions throughout, and a further 20 mm (approximately) fell in the last 24 hours over some areas.
Parks Canada staff continue to monitor levels daily and conduct dam operations on a system based approach.
Since last week, operations were undertaken to open dams downstream of the Town of Minden to discharge surplus water. No further dam operations are planned at this time. It is important to note that, while reservoir lake levels are above average, there remains sufficient capacity to absorb precipitation, should further rainfall occur.
TRENT SEVERN WATERWAY UPDATE - NOV 15, 2013
|Trent Severn Waterway Update:|
Water levels have crested on lakes throughout the Gull River system.
Colder temperatures and the absence of rainfall has contributed to the
However, additional rainfall is forecast for Sunday. This extra
precipitation has the potential to cause levels to rise further again.
The Gull Lake dams remain wide open. No further operations have occurred
since last week nor are any planned at this time.
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT NOVEMBER 1 2013
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT OCTOBER 31 2013
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT OCTOBER 30 2013
DISASTER RELIEF COMMITTEE ODRAP FORMS
|Application for an Advance|
Q&A Applying for Advance
Application for Assistance for Losses and Damages
Q&A Application for Assistance for Losses and Damages
DRC DONATION CAMPAIGN NOTICE
DRC UPDATE - AUGUST 6, 2013
BURNABLE FLOOD RELATED WASTE
|Please be advised that as of August 5, 2013 any BURNABLE Flood Related Waste is to be taken to the following landfill sites during regular operating hours:|
Ingoldsby Landfill, Irondale Landfill and Ironmine Landfill
RFQ - CLAIMS ADJUSTING SERVICES FOR THE DISASTER RELIEF COMMITTEE
|Request for Quotations|
|The Minden Hills Disaster Relief Committee is accepting Applications until July 31, 2013|
For further information including forms please contact John Rogers at the Township offices, 7 Milne Street, Minden
705-286-1260 ext 220 or email@example.com
|The Township of Minden Hills established a trust fund to help facilitate the generous community support for the flood victims and their recovery. Monetary donations only, can be made at the Township Office by cash, cheque, debit or credit card.|
Please make cheques payable to: Township of Minden Hills – Flood Relief Fund
Donations can also be mailed to:
The Township of Minden Hills
7 Milne Street
PO Box 359
Please ensure that a full mailing address is provided to facilitate the mailing of an official tax receipt.
Online payments can be made through PayPal (including credit cards and PayPal accounts) through the direct link above.
The Township Office is the only location community donations will be received. Please note that this is the official trust fund for flood victims and that the Township will ensure that these funds will reach those most affected.
The Township is unable to accept non-monetary donations, so please do not drop off used items of any kind at any of the Township facilities.
The Township would like to recognize and thank the community for their overwhelming response to support these residents and businesses.
Please call 705-286-1260 ext. 200 for more information.
DISASTER RELIEF COMMITTEE PROJECT MANAGER
|For residents who have been directly affected by the flood who require assistance with the ODRAP application process or for Financial Assistance inquiries, please contact John Rogers, Project Manager at 705-286-1260 ext. 220 or|
John is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and is located on the first floor of the administration building.
Please note that anyone requiring debris pick up, permit information or other flood related inquiries are asked to please contact the Recovery Coordinator, Paula Stamp at 705-286-1260 ext. 211.
DISASTER RELIEF COMMITTEE MEETINGS SCHEDULE
Tuesday August 6 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Monday August 12 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Monday August 19 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Monday August 26 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Tuesday September 3 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Monday September 9 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Monday September 16 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
Monday September 23 8:30 am, Minden Hills Cultural Centre
SAMARITAN'S PURSE CANADA
|Samaritan’s Purse Canada wrapped up their recovery assistance services on Wednesday May 29th, 2013. Volunteer work teams had been working over the previous few weeks to serve and support all those affected by the flood. |
Their assistance to the residents of Minden Hills who have been directly affected by the flood was greatly appreciated. Minden Hills Council and Staff thank Samaritan’s Purse Canada for their help and compassion during the difficult time.
DISASTER RELIEF COMMITTEE
The Township of Minden Hills Council established and appointed members to the Disaster Relief Committee during a Special Council meeting on Friday May 17, 2013.
The DRC operates within provincial guidelines and its purpose is to raise funds and settle claims for individuals, families, farms, small businesses and non-profit organizations within the disaster area who have been directly affected by the flood.
A Recovery Coordinator has been established to act as a single point of contact for members of the public and to help coordinate municipal services in the different departments for services such as Water and Sewer Connections, Property Cleanup, Clean Up Kits, Building Services and Landfill Services.
Please report missing or found docks to the Recovery Coordinator.
You can Reach Paula Stamp, the Township’s Recovery Coordinator at 705-286-1260 ext. 211
FLOOD RELATED CURBSIDE GARBAGE PICKUP
Residents who have been directly affected by the flood and require curbside garbage pick-up are asked to please contact the Recovery Coordinator at 705-286-1260 ext. 211
CLEAN UP KITS
Are Available for residents directly affected by the flood at the Township Office, 7 Milne Street, Minden, Ontario Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Building Permit fees for flood related remedial work have been waived by the Township of Minden Hills. Residents and business owners are asked to please contact Paula Stamp, the Recovery Coordinator at 705-286-1260 ext. 211. Building permits may be required for this work.
MINDEN FOOD BANK
|Information for the Minden Food Bank|
HALIBURTON DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT BULLETINS
|Cleaning after a flood|
Cleaning and removing mold
Flooded wells and septic systems
FLOOD RELATED INFORMATION
|Ontario Disaster Relief Program|
Minden Hills Zoning By-law 06-10
Flood Related Waste
DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES INFORMATION BULLETINS
|Electrical Safety and Water Damaged Electrical Equipment|
Seniors Emergency Plan
Specialized 72 Hour Emergency Kit Brochure
Boil Water Advisory
Emergency Disinfection of Bored or Dug Wells
Cleaning Up After a Flood
Septic System Tips for After a Flood
Protecting Yourself From Mold