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Gull River levels continue to affect large lakes within City of Kawartha Lakes

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April 13, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes advises residents throughout the municipality to take extra caution near lakes, rivers and streams.

The Gull River system is still affecting large lakes, particularly Balsam, Sturgeon, Cameron and Pigeon Lakes. Shoreline residents are advised to take precautions to protect themselves and their property and to use extra caution near the water.

Residents are encouraged to access sandbags as needed, 24 hours a day at the locations below:

Dalton Community Centre (13 Rumohr Drive, Dalton)
Burnt River Public Works Depot (90 Burnt River Road)
Coboconk Public Works Depot (2863 County Road #48)
Bobcaygeon Works Yard (62 Duke Street, north side of the road)

Five roads remain closed as follows:

Road Closures 2016 Flood

Road Name





Operating Area

3rd. Concession of Somerville Rd.

CKL 121

Ledge Hill Rd

Burnt River

Black River Rd.

Lewisham Lane

East End


Mcnabb Rd.

Avery Point Rd.



Taylor Rd.

Address 25

Hill's Rd.


Vern Court.

Bottom End




Roads that have been reopened since last week are soft from flooding. Motorists are asked to exercise caution and travel slowly over flood affected roads. For a complete list of open and closed roads in affected areas visit the City’s web site.

MNRF, Trent Severn Waterway and Kawartha Conservation are all closely monitoring the weather and developing watershed conditions. Further updates will be issued as appropriate.


For more information please contact:

Cheri Davidson
Manager of Communications, Advertising and Marketing
705-324-9411 Extension 1355

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