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Fish Kill Incident on Rivière La Lièvre – FAQs

On July 8th, Ottawa Riverkeeper started getting eyewitness reports of large numbers of dead fish in the Ottawa river in the Rockland/Clarence area. The Québec and Ontario governments identified the source of the fish kill as the Lièvre river, a tributary of the Ottawa river. Several media outlets are covering this incident.

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6 things you should know about the 2019 Flooding

There has been a lot of talk about how much water was in our watershed this year. But where did it all come from? How has this contributed to the flooding?

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Flooding in the Ottawa River watershed

The flooding of the Ottawa River is affecting thousands of people, and we want to make sure that everyone is safe and has access to the resources they need.

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Ottawa Riverkeeper studies plans for permanent disposal of radioactive waste beside the Ottawa River

How do you feel about 1 000 000 m3 of radioactive waste being abandoned in an “engineered landfill” beside your Ottawa River?

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Ottawa Riverkeeper on La Semaine Verte

At the beginning of January, we were lucky enough to be featured on La Semaine Verte. Our team chatted with Ginette Marceau about an important issue: the effect microplastics have on our river.

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