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Friday, August 10, 2018

Level 2 Low Water Advisory Issued For Bayfield River Watershed

Bayfield | by Fadi Didi  
ABCA officials say Bayfield River watershed hardest area hit by drought conditions this year.

A Level 2 Low Water advisory has been issued for the Bayfield River watershed.

Streamflow in the Bayfield River watershed continued to decline as a result of prolonged dry weather.

The advisory was raised, despite over 25 millimetres of rain in the last five days.

Throughout the Ausable Bayfield watershed, conservation officials say the Bayfield River has been the hardest hit by drought conditions in 2018.

A Level 2 Low Water Advisory includes a call for a 20 per cent voluntary reduction in water use.

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