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Water restrictions for Washago lifted as of June 17

Water restrictions for Washago system lifted

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 10:33 AM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn has lifted the water restrictions for the Washago water system effective June 17, 2022. 

The temporary water restrictions resulted from emergency maintenance required to the Washago water supply and distribution system that is now complete. 

Severn thanks all residents and businesses for their cooperation and assistance. 

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Proclamation to designate June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 12:15 PM

Proclamation to designate June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Severn

WHEREAS Township of Severn’s older adults deserve to be treated with respect and dignity and valued as contributing members of society, imparting a wealth of experience and wisdom in our communities; and

WHEREAS the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, in support of the United Nations International Plan of Action, proclaimed this day to recognize the significance of elder abuse as a public health and...

Candidate information session June 16

Municipal and School Board Candidate Information Session scheduled for June 16

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 10:25 AM

Severn hosting an online information session for potential candidates

Are you thinking about running in the 2022 Municipal or School Board Election? The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, in partnership with the Townships of Severn, Oro-Medonte, Ramara, Springwater, and the City of Orillia, are hosting two free information sessions for potential candidates interested in running in the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election and those interested in registering as a third-party advertiser. ...

Fire danger rating set at low

Fire danger rating set at low in Severn

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 05:55 PM

Severn, Ontario: Effective June 10 the fire danger rating in Severn is set to low. Burning is allowed with a permit. Please follow all guidelines per our Open-air Burning By-law. As a reminder, you can only burn clean, dry wood. Burning of leaves or garden waste is not permitted. 

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...

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Celebrating Pride Month in Severn

Posted on Monday, June 06, 2022 09:13 AM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn is recognizing Pride Month and has raised the Pride flag in celebration of the identities, achievements and resilience of those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA (2-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual). June typically kicks off the Pride season of festivals and celebrations from coast to coast that run until the end of August. 

The name 'Pride Day' was selected to encourage self-affirmation amongst...