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Sewage spill on Christmas Eve the result of wipes and rags clogging pipes: town official

The flushing of rags and wipes are what led to an overflow at the wastewater treatment facility in Collingwood on Christmas Eve. During Monday night’s strategic initiatives standing committee meeting, Director of Public Works, Engineering, and Environmental Services...

Pirie highlights city’s progress and prospects for 2022

George Pirie has been impressed with the resilience and determination of the people of Timmins throughout another very challenging year, and feels the city is poised for a prosperous 2022. Heading into the fourth year of his term as mayor, two of which have been...

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Melview Park Residential Development

City of Timmins Official Plan Update

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CRAWFORD NICKEL SULPHIDE PROJECT

Presentation and engagement activities.
FPRW Meeting Report

 

CRAWFORD PROJECT

Delivering the Next Generation of Nickel Sulphide Projects

September 2021

Water level data on Porcupine Lake

Real-Time Hydrometric Data Graph for PORCUPINE LAKE NEAR PORCUPINE (04MD005) [ON]

by Andrew Warren

Final amended Director’s Order

815 Gervais St. N. Sewage collection system for the community of Porcupine & South Porcupine as associated with the Whitney-Tisdale Sewage Treatment Plant Timmins, District of Cochrane

COMPLETION DATE EXTENSION

FPRW has exciting project for the nature enthusiasts in our area!

The FPRW just created an iNaturalist project! We invite you to explore, discover and record all the wonderful living species that you find in the Porcupine River Watershed area.

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PORCUPINE LAKE & RIVER STUDY JANUARY 1978

This report contains results of thr following studies:

  • hydrology and hydraulics of the Porcupine Lake and Porcupine River downstream from the lake
  • annual flooding of areas around the lake and low-level conditions during the summer months
  • water quality and weed growth in the lake and the extent to which these factors relate to water level fluctuations.

Remedial action plans 1/2 & PLC

  • Remedial Action Plan #1
  • Remedial Action plan #2
  • Porcupine Watershed Public Liaison Committee (PLC) info

Water management: policies, guidelines, provincial water quality objectives

This 1994 publication contains the Ministry of the Environment and Energy policies and guidelines for the management of the province’s water resources. It gives direction on how to manage the quality and quantity of both surface and ground waters.

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Environmental Language glossary

An alphabetical list of terms or words found in or relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations; a brief dictionary.

WARNING! CONTAMINATED FISH IN PORCUPINE LAKE

2020 – After receiving the results of a recent fish sampling study (Updated fish contaminant levels and consumption advisories for Porcupine Lake) done in June 2019 by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) at Porcupine Lake in Whitney Township, the Porcupine Health Unit has reviewed the data in consultation with experts at Public Health Ontario regarding public health recommendations. PHU MEDIA RELEASE – EN/FR Officials in the Timmins Area are alerting people about increased contamination of fish in Porcupine Lake.


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