KLSA spring meeting invitation

The Kawartha Lakes Stewards Association is having a “Dockside Chat” about Aquatic Macrophytes (weeds) on May 15. It is a Zoom meeting, The invite can be found here. The KLSA represents many lakes on the Trent Severn Waterway. They are very active, and their work is always of high quality. More on the KLSA canContinue reading “KLSA spring meeting invitation”

Trent River Watershed Flow Chart

Here is an interesting flowchart showing how all the TSW lakes are connected. Note that area lakes Jack, Anstruther, and Eels are all TSW reservoir lakes. It is true that Chandos Lake flows into the Crowe River, and that the Crowe River eventually enters the Trent River near Campbellford. There is a dam on theContinue reading “Trent River Watershed Flow Chart”

Low Water Everywhere!!

Iain Gorman forwarded me some correspondence he received regarding low lake levels in the region. It is duplicated below, in Italics, First though, an explainer…. TSW is the “Trent Severn Waterway”, that connects Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay CEWF is “The Coalition for Equitable Water Flow”. It is a coalition of 32 Member Lake AssociationsContinue reading “Low Water Everywhere!!”

Flat Creek returns to normal flow into Chandos April 3, 2021

The following is a post to the CLPOA facebook page…. Following up on Iain’s post of April 2, 2021 where he reports that the flow along Flat Creek is into the lake: –It seems as of April 3, the reverse flow has “reversed” and is back to a normal outflow from the lake. On MarchContinue reading “Flat Creek returns to normal flow into Chandos April 3, 2021”

Environment Canada Gauge Real time Data

Just north of Glen Alda on the Crowe River, Environment Canada operates a Water monitoring Station 02HK005. The results are available in real time on line. Here is a typical graph for the last 15 days: (see https://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/report/real_time_e.html?stn=02HK005&mode=Graph&startDate=2021-03-15&endDate=2021-03-29&prm1=46&y1Max=&y1Min=&prm2=47&y2Max=&y2Min=) It is obvious that the flow and level have significantly increased in the last couple of days.Continue reading “Environment Canada Gauge Real time Data”