Dams

A Look at Drinking Water Challenges in Portage-du-Fort

By Riverwatcher Bob Simpson, resident of Portage du Fort and former Municipal Councillor History The town of Portage Du Fort is located along the Ottawa […]

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An Amazing Year for Ottawa Riverkeeper

On October 6th we celebrated the amazing year Ottawa Riverkeeper has had by assembling river lovers concerned about our watershed’s health at our 2015 Annual Public Meeting.

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An Historic Moment for the Ottawa River

AquaHacking – Ottawa River Summit 2015 was a huge success and a great beginning to new collaborations and innovative ways to work together to protect our shared waters.

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The Petawawa River: to Dam or not to Dam

Xeneca Power Development has presented their updated plan on the Big Eddy Project, a proposed hydroelectric generating station on the Petawawa River. We are still not in favour of damming one of the last free flowing tributaries of the Ottawa River.

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Ottawa River Eel Update

In Spring 2014, the Government of Ontario will release their response to the American Eel Recovery Strategy for your input. Don’t let this opportunity slither away.

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