County Update – May 5 2017
Public Information Line: 1.866.748.4131
This line will be updated daily throughout the freshnet/flooding.
Sand bags are available at the Golden Lake Garage shed as well as a stock pile of sand at this location as well as sand at: GOLDFINCH DR, ISLAND VIEW DRIVE, EADY ROAD, MUNDT’S BAY LANE and L’ESCALE LANE. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN SHOVEL
Sand and bags are now available at the Township Office – through the upper gate at the side of the building in the sand shed. (Look for sign) .. please remember to bring your shovel
Residents looking for updated information on road closures and flooding can visit
www.municipal511.ca for updates as well.
Residents that are experiencing flooding of their wells and or septic systems are advised not to drink their water, and to have it tested. Residents are asked to contact the Renfrew County District Health Unit at 613-735-8654 for testing details and further information regarding safe drinking water.
Water sampling bottles can be picked up at the Township office or from the Golden Lake Property Owners Association and dropped off in Pembroke at the Health Unit
or at the Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards office at 1 John Street, P.O. Box 39 – Killaloe, ON. K0J 2A0 on Tuesdays and Thursdays before 2:00PM
In addition the County of Renfrew in coordination with Local Municipalities have launched a web based map tool that allows the public to view where road closures are and where flooding is problematic for travel. Resident’s are encouraged to contact their Local Municipality to report flooding of roadways so that the map can be updated quickly. The mapping tool is called “Muncipal511”, and can be found online at www.municipal511.ca
Caring for your well during and after a flood
Septic System Flooding
Disinfecting a well
Health Unit Electrical Advice
MNRF Flood Backgrounder
Health Unit Water Testing Site
Links for Sandbags .. click below.
Due to the recent flooding, the Roads Dept has been busy trying to keep up with the water and the roads, and have closed some roads in the township. Please stay tuned for updated information as it is received in the office via Facebook, the website or by calling Heidi at the office at 613.628.2080 ex 200. There are sand bags available at the Golden Lake Garage as well.
There have been incidents of scavenging in the township. Please note that the office is aware of property going missing and would like anyone to come forward who possibly has a list of items that have gone missing and report them to the office. Due to the recent flooding, items have been found floating in the water and are not “free” and do belong to people and would like them back.
Anyone with information on such missing items, or if you have property that has gone missing, please contact Heidi at the office 613.628.2080 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you in advance.