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Helping Keep Niagara Safe During Step One of Reopening

Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 03:40 PM

As the province moves to Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen on Friday, June 11, Niagara Region Public Health is reminding Niagara residents of additional public health and safety measures as part of section 22 orders for food premises and retail. These remain in place to help keep our community safe, to continue to keep transmission rates low, and to help ensure Niagara will be ready for Step 2 of reopening.

Food Premises

When outdoor dining reopens in Niagara, diners at one table will once again...

Water Tap

City of Port Colborne moves to monthly water bill cycle

Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 02:00 PM

To better serve the community, the City of Port Colborne will adjust water and wastewater billing cycles starting July 2021. Currently Port Colborne residents receive water and wastewater bills quarterly and after reviewing several options, City Council determined the most efficient way to manage this moving forward would be on a monthly bill cycle.

This will be a phased approach, with the new water and wastewater bill schedule being staggered across the City. Port Colborne residents will be notified...

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Sip, shop & support local starting this weekend in Port

Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 08:20 AM

Whether it’s sipping a beverage on a patio, or shopping at a local boutique, the City of Port Colborne is encouraging residents to support local as Niagara moves to Step 1 of the provincial Roadmap to Reopen.

“With so many fantastic local restaurants, boutiques, and cafés, I hope everyone takes advantage of this beautiful sunny weekend to explore Port Colborne,” said Mayor Bill Steele. “As we all know, it’s been a very challenging year for local businesses, our economy and this community. As Niagara...

Compost Awareness Month

Celebrate Compost Awareness with Niagara Region

Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:30 AM

Niagara Region is providing compost for a cash or food donation at Regional landfills and the Recycling Centre from June 14 - 19, 2021. This event is in celebration of International Compost Awareness Week, which took place in May.

While quantities last, any Niagara resident may pick up 20 litre bags (limit of one to three bags) of bulk compost at the Bridge Street Landfill in Fort Erie, the Niagara Road 12 Landfill in West Lincoln (not open on Mondays), the Humberstone Landfill in Welland, and the...

Watermain

Watermain isolation happening today

Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:15 AM

The City of Port Colborne will be performing a watermain isolation on Thursday, June 10 beginning at approximately 10:45 p.m. and ending by 5 a.m. on Friday, June 11.

During this isolation, the following properties will not have water:

  • 569 Main Street West
  • 575 Main Street West
  • 599 Main Street West

After water service has been restored, residents may experience some air in their water lines and/or discoloured water. Please run an exterior cold-water tap, or a large indoor cold-water tap, such as...