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Notice of trail closure June 8

Section of Uhthoff Trail to be closed on June 8

Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 12:26 PM

Notice details

A portion of the Uhthoff Trail between Heron Drive and Highway 400 in Fesserton will be closed starting Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 a.m. The trail is expected to reopen by 7:00 p.m.

Trail users can detour via County Road 16 at Fesserton Sideroad and cross back over to the Trans Canada Trail using the Pine Street intersection then travelling north-east to Coldwater Road

Please use caution around equipment, crew, and when using any detour routes.

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Notice of watermain flushing

Notice of annual watermain flushing in Coldwater June 5 to 16

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 02:42 PM

Notice details

Watermain flushing will take place in Coldwater beginning Monday, June 5 through to Friday, June 16. Flushing will take place between the hours of  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 hydrants

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Fire danger rating set at moderate

Fire danger rating set at moderate as of May 26

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 07:00 AM

Effective May 26 the fire danger rating in Severn is set to moderate. Burning is permitted, but please burn with caution. 

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, recent rain amounts, as well as wind directions and wind speed.

What do the ratings mean?
  • Low: Low fire danger....

Water restrictions for Bass Lake Woodlands effective May 26

Water restrictions starting May 26 in Bass Lake Woodlands subdivision

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 03:51 PM

Water restrictions are in effect starting Friday, May 26 until November 1, 2023 for the Bass Lake Woodlands subdivision. Water for Bass Lake Woodlands comes from three ground water wells which service approximately 450 residents of the community.

During warmer weather and through the summer season, demand for water almost doubles making water conservation practices even more important. Conserving water can save you money and will help to protect our local lakes and rivers. 

Details of restrictions 


Notice of watermain break

Notice of temporary road closure

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 01:32 PM

Watermain break in Sturgeon Bay Road area 

Sturgeon Bay Road (Eplett Street to Coldwater Road) has been closed until further notice due to a watermain break. 

Staff are currently inspecting the line and a time of repair will be provided as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Public Works

Stay informed

Severn will inform the community when the watermain break has been repaired by: 

  • posting an updated notice on our website
  • sharing the cancellation on social media (