The Township of Uxbridge and the local Conservation Authorities are reminding residents to...

be extra cautious around streams and local ponds. Warm weather, rain and melting snow and ice mean that streams, rivers and ponds are very hazardous this time of year.

The Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority cautions residents to be wise around water. “Because of recent thaws, the remaining snow and ice that exists has become increasingly unstable. While we expect a return to winter conditions over the next several days, any ice cover that reforms over lakes, rivers and creeks will be extremely thin and may look deceptively safe. Slippery and unstable stream banks and extremely cold water temperatures add to the hazard level around bodies of water.”

While enjoying the outdoors please make sure pets and children are not playing at the edges of the water to ensure their safety.

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For More Information:
Contact Colleen Baskin, Communication Officer,
Corporation of the Township of Uxbridge
Tel: (905) 852-9181 ext. 231
[email protected]