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Fire danger rating set at high

Fire danger rating raised to high

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 07:50 AM

The fire danger rating in Severn has been set to high. Dry conditions due to lack of rain have made it necessary to set this rating. At the high rating, burning is allowed but please use extra caution. We are recommending no burning. 

About the fire danger rating

Always check the Fire Danger Rating before starting a fire. The fire danger rating is determined using the Fire Weather Index (FWI), an internationally used method for ranking the risk of open-air fires. It considers humidity, temperature...

Notice of Public Information Centre

Notice of Public Information Centre: Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 04:43 PM

Public Information Centre to be held on June 1

Township of Severn is undertaking a Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) for the expansion of the Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and the Main Sewage Pumping Station (SPS). The Class EA will identify and evaluate options for increasing the wastewater pumping and treatment capacity to accommodate anticipated growth in Coldwater.

The Class EA follows the Schedule C requirements of the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) Municipal Class...

Notice of watermain flushing

Notice of watermain flushing in Coldwater May 10 and 11

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 04:23 PM

Notice details

Watermain flushing will take place in Coldwater on Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11 between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

Watermain flushing is an important preventative maintenance activity that:

  • removes mineral and sediment build up from the watermains
  • allows Severn to deliver the highest quality water possible to our community
  • ensures proper operation of the hydrant

Some discolouration of water or intermittent drops in water pressure may result from the flushing.

Residents are...

Notice of tax sale cancellation

Notice of cancellation of tax sale for 9243 Highway 11

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 02:58 PM

Take notice that the tax sale of 9243 Highway 11, Cumberland Beach, ON L0K 1G0 has been cancelled as of May 9, 2023.  

A tax sale sale can be cancelled by the Director of Finance/Treasurer at any time before a tax deed or notice of vesting is registered on title. This means a tax sale can be cancelled before the tender opening or even after the tender is closed.

If you would like to stay informed about tax sales, please subscribe to our Tax Sale Properties page.

This sale was governed by the Municipal...

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for Burnside Line on May 9

Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 02:41 PM

Notice of road closure

Burnside Line (Maple Valley Road to Jermey Road) will be closed on Tuesday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for cross culvert replacement. 

Local traffic is permitted but there will be no through access at 1489 Burnside Line.

If you have any questions, please contact our Public Works department. 

Staff contact

Wendy DeweyAdministrative AssistantPhone: 705-325-2315 x241Email Wendy