This notice is intended to update the public and local municipalities of the condition of the Lake Erie shoreline within the Niagara Peninsula and the eastern portion of Haldimand County.
Sustained strong winds have resulted in a rise of Lake Erie water levels of approximately 2.3m (7.5 feet) with significant waves heights of over 1.5m (5 feet) being experienced. Flooded roads along the lakeshore in Fort Erie have been reported. The lake levels are expected to crest mid-afternoon today and recede this evening.
Stakeholders with interests along Lake Erie should pay close attention to water levels and waves in their area. Residents are urged to use caution or stay away from the shoreline of Lake Erie during this event. The NPCA will continue to monitor the situation closely and will provide updates as required.
Information on the Flood Status in the watershed and water levels within local watercourses can be found on the NPCA’s website at:
This notice is in effect until noon, Monday October 28th, 2019 and will be updated as required.
For further information contact:
Water Resources Technician
Work: 905-788-3135 x 269
After hours: 905-658-1838
Steve Miller, P.Eng.
Senior Manager, Water Resources
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
250 Thorold Road West, 3rd Floor
Welland, Ontario. L3C 3W2
Tel: 905-788-3135 x 231
After hours: 905-348-3374