Ottawa Riverkeeper, a charitable organisation, is a champion and collective voice for the Ottawa River watershed, providing leadership and inspiration to protect, promote and improve its ecological health and future.


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A Citizen Science Hub in the Making
Drinking Water Pollution Riverwatch Uncategorized Water Quality

A Citizen Science Hub in the Making

Learn more about our Citizen Science Hub in the making! We are excited that we are planning on purchasing equipment and materials to test recreational water quality. It will allow us to do more testing across our watershed.
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Québec Has a New Water Strategy
Development Governance Government Policy and Legislation Watershed Health

Québec Has a New Water Strategy

Québec has a new Water Strategy to guide its actions as it protects and promotes rivers, lakes and other aquatic environments. We will continue to work with stakeholders on both sides of the Ottawa River to ensure the health and sustainable development of this wonderful resource we share.
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Protecting a species of special concern: River Redhorse
Aquatic Phenomena Biodiversity

Protecting a species of special concern: River Redhorse

Find out how you can identify the River Redhorse species so that you can protect it!
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4 Water Questions to Ask Your Provincial Election Candidates
Government Take Action

4 Water Questions to Ask Your Provincial Election Candidates

If you attend debates or public events with local candidates, here are 4 important questions to ask the people who are asking you for a mandate to govern our beautiful province of more than 250,000 lakes and 100,000 kilometres of rivers.
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The Many Faces of Our Watershed
People Tributaries

The Many Faces of Our Watershed

In May 2018, Larissa (our Riverwatch Coordinator) and MJ (our Watershed Council Director) spent a couple of days driving from Ottawa to Temiskaming Shores, with stops in Cobden, Mattawa, Deep River, Deux Rivières, et Ville-Marie.
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The Law on Toxics needs Reform
Government Policy and Legislation Pollution Triclosan Uncategorized Water Quality

The Law on Toxics needs Reform

Find out more about how the Law on toxics must be reformed.
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