Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Flood warning remains in place

Following is the latest official statement on high water conditions in the City of Timmins:Continuing dry weather has resulted in improving watershed conditions upstream of Timmins. Although inflows are much reduced compared to last week, it is expected that water levels on the Mattagami River will remain high for the short term. The Flood Warning remains in place in anticipation of possible wet weather forecast for the weekend.
As part of its community flood response plan, local officials are monitoring streamflow and weather conditions. The Upper Mattagami Water Management Committee, the Ministry of Natural Resources, the City of Timmins and Ontario Power Generation will continue to meet on a daily basis to assess these watershed conditions. The Committee will keep the public informed of the situation through further news releases and bulletins.

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