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Public Safety Notice from Trent Severn Waterway

Trent Severn Waterway shares Public Safety Notice for Lock 42

Posted on Monday, April 15, 2024 04:36 PM

Increased water flow at Lock 42 - Couchiching

Parks Canada advises that due to higher-than-normal water levels on Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching, the discharge valves at Lock 42 – Couchiching, near Washago, will be opened on Tuesday, April 16, 2024.

This operation will immediately increase the water levels and flows between Lock 42 - Couchiching and the channel below the Severn River.

The public is advised to stay well clear of this area in the channel above and below the lock due to the unsafe high...

Council approves the economic development strategy

Council approves Severn's first Economic Development Strategy

Posted on Monday, April 15, 2024 10:26 AM

Township of Severn is excited to announce the completion of our first Economic Development Strategy. Council identified the need for an economic strategy as part of their 2023 to 2026 Strategic Plan to enhance our capacity to attract and retain businesses. This project was funded in part by a $25,000 grant received from Ontario's Rural Economic Development (RED) program. 

The completed strategy will enable Council, partners, the local business community, and stakeholders to work together to champion...

Notice of road closure

Notice of road closure for Coldwater Road on April 15

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024 03:12 PM

Notice of road closure

Coldwater Road (Gill Street to Community Centre Drive) will be closed on Monday, April 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for tree removal at 74 Coldwater Road. 

A detour will be available via Gill Street to Sunset Crescent to Community Centre Drive

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

Staff contact

Wendy Dewey
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 705-325-2315 x241
Email Wendy

image of Severn's new Director of Fire and Emergency Services / Fire Chief Ritch Lowell

Severn welcomes new Director of Fire and Emergency Services

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024 09:00 AM

Township of Severn has announced Ritch Lowell as the new Director of Fire and Emergency Services / Fire Chief. Chief Lowell assumed the role on April 3. 

“I am pleased to welcome Chief Lowell to the Township of Severn and to our senior management team. Ritch brings with him over 25 years of experience complemented by strong communications and leadership skills that will help Severn continue to provide quality emergency services that support the safety and well-being of our community. I look...

Water and sewer bills issued

Water and sewer bills issued with a correction to the Severn Bulletin

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 02:10 PM

Water and sewer bills will arrive this week with a new E-Services option

The launch of the new E-Services portal will be multi-phased. Phase 1 involves the registration of new users and the transition of account information to the custom E-Services portal.

Once complete, our E-Services portal will bring important information directly to you wherever and whenever you need it. Online payment options are not yet activated, but by registering for an E-Services account, you’ll be notified as soon as the...