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Posted Friday, June 23, 2017

Flooding at Cobbledick Trail Clarington June 23, 2017/- Heavy rain has caused localized flooding on various roads and in low-lying areas across the Municipality of Clarington. Several local roads are closed due to flooding and pooling water.
Clarington Operations crews are responding to a large volume of calls regarding flooding. Crews have been dispatched to assess each location and ensure that drainage systems are unclogged and allowing the water to drain. Due to heavy rains, residents can expect...

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Posted Monday, June 05, 2017

Clarington June 5, 2017/- The Municipality is creating a vision for the neighbourhoods around Clarington’s two future GO train stations, as GO Transit is scheduled to extend its service eastward. Almost a year ago the Ontario Government and Metrolinx announced the extension of the GO Transit Lakeshore East Corridor by 20 kilometres, creating two new stations in Courtice and Bowmanville. As the Municipality prepares for this new vital transportation link to the community,...
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Posted Friday, June 02, 2017

Local residents place thank you sign Update # 23 Cedar Crest Beach Flooding Issued: June 2, 2017 Time: 4:15 p.m.
Clarington/- A large-scale sandbagging effort is underway at East Beach and West Beach today and tomorrow. Multiple agencies and volunteers have joined today’s efforts including Clarington Operations crews, Clarington Emergency and Fire Services; crews from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF); students from Durham College, Fleming College, local high school students...

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Posted Thursday, June 01, 2017

Update # 22 Cedar Crest Beach Flooding Issued: June 1, 2017 Time: 3:45 p.m.
Clarington/- Clarington Operations crews have been assessing West Beach Road to ensure its integrity; additional gravel has been added to minimize flooding effects. Operations staff are continuing to open the marsh outfall to make sure marsh levels are kept as low as possible.
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) staff continue to assist with building sandbags on site. Staff...

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Posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Update # 21 Cedar Crest Beach Flooding Issued: May 30, 2017 Time: 2:30 p.m.
Clarington/- Crews from Clarington Operations are working alongside staff from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) on sandbagging efforts today. They’re assisting residents at Cedar Crest Beach who continue to work on flood mitigation measures. The area has experienced flooding since April 30, 2017. With Lake Ontario levels reaching a record high and more wet weather...

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