Pollution

Fish Kill Incident on Rivière du Lièvre: updated August 9th

Multiple fish kill incidents occurred in July 2019 in the Lièvre river. After receiving eyewitness reports, we contacted authorities and took our boat out to survey the situation and take water samples. Investigations are ongoing and many questions remain.

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End of the ice fishing season

The ice fishing season is coming to a close, and we hope that you have had a great season so far, catching a variety of the numerous species we have in the Ottawa River.

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Keeping the Rideau Canal Clean Together!

Keeping the Rideau Canal clean can present some interesting challenges. Learn about the blue plastic bristles used to clean the ice, and why some of them end up in our waterways.

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It takes a watershed, and the people within it, to protect a river

This #GivingTuesday we are sharing a recent success story from the frontline of our Pollution Hotline!

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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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