Message Number: 2018 – 3
Issued on: February 22, 2018
Issued by: Grey Sauble Conservation Authority
TO: Watershed Municipalities and Watershed Media
This message is to inform you that the Flood Warning for the Grey Sauble watersheds has been lifted. A
Flood Watch remains in effect for the Sydenham River, the Beaver River, and the Sauble River.
Flows during this event were significant, exceeding well beyond average flows for this time of year. The
systems have all peaked and are on the way down. Most gauges are showing flows below average, with
the exception of those near the mouth of the Sydenham River, the Beaver River, and the Sauble River,
which are on the way down.
Hazardous conditions may exist around all waterbodies, as there is a high risk of life-threatening injury if
a person falls into the extremely cold water. The public and especially children are advised to stay away
from all waterbodies.
Localized flooding may occur in low lying areas that typically flood or are known to be impacted by ice
Grey Sauble staff will continue to monitor weather and river conditions and will provide updates as
This message will be in effect until 10:00am on Friday February 23, 2018.
Contact: Gloria Dangerfield, GIS/Database Coordinator (ext. 237) or
Vicki Rowsell, Programs and Communications Planner (ext. 278)