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Half-Load Restrictions Begin

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 08:34 AM

It’s still the middle of February, but thanks to some unseasonably mild conditions SDG Counties will begin its half-load season just a bit early.

Half-load season in our region will come into effect on Wednesday, Feb. 21 – a full three weeks ahead of schedule.

The reason is pretty evident when one checks the recent temperatures that we’ve experienced in our region. Despite some recent snow, this winter has been pretty accomodating thus far.

SDG Counties and its partners among local municipalities...

Watershed Conditions: Water Safety Statement from Raisin Region Conservation Authority

Posted on Thursday, February 08, 2024 02:54 PM

The Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) is issuing a Water Safety Statement for the RRCA jurisdiction.

The current short-term weather forecast indicates that temperatures will be above zero degrees Celsius today, and daytime highs will remain above zero through to Monday, February 12. Over the same period, approximately 10+ mm of precipitation is likely, much of which is expected to fall as rain. The expected snowmelt and rainfall will increase water levels and flows over the coming days...

Notice of Commencement: Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Drinking Water System

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 11:09 AM

The Township of South Stormont (Township) has and is experiencing significant growth in the communities of Long Sault and Ingleside. Moreover, the Township Official Plan allows for additional development within these areas that would exceed the capacity of the existing Long Sault/Ingleside Regional Water Treatment Plant (WTP) located on Moulinette Island in Long Sault.

The Regional Water Treatment Plant was commissioned in 2005 with a 20-year design maximum day design capacity of 8,575 m3 per...

Trans-Northern Pipeline Upcoming Integrity Digs

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024 10:51 AM

Trans-Northern Pipeline (TNPI) will be commencing integrity digs and maintenance on privately owned properties beginning the week of January 22, 2024. As part of TNPI'S regular inspection and maintenance program, they will be conducting integrity digs to inspect the pipeline and, if required, make necessary repairs. Integrity digs ensure the continued safe operation of the pipeline protecting the public and the environment. 

Affected landowners in the area have been directly notified by TNPI and...

2024 Municipal Operating and Capital Budgets Approved

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2024 01:24 PM

On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, Council for the Township of South Stormont officially adopted the 2024 Municipal Operating and Capital Budgets.

“This was a very difficult budget process,” says Mayor Bryan McGillis. “We are certainly experiencing some financial pressures to meet the needs of our residents with the rising costs experienced across the country. I would like to extend my thanks to my fellow Council members and our senior staff for their hard work throughout the process to bring...