Category Archives: Community

Phoney sales pitches prompt City warning

The City of Ottawa is warning residents to be vigilant of door-to-door salespeople making false claims about the quality of City drinking water. The City has received complaints from residents who have been contacted by vendors selling water-filtration or treatment systems and providing incorrect information about water quality. The City reminds residents that Ottawa’s drinking […]

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Rideau River ice breaking underway

Ice breaking operations on the Rideau River began on February 9th between Rideau Falls and Hog’s Back. Blasting will follow starting on March 7, 2015. The City, in partnership with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, undertakes ice breaking operations each year to alleviate possible spring flooding in flood-prone areas when water flow is at it’s […]

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