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Fire danger rating set at high

Fire danger rating set at high in Severn

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 04:30 PM

Severn, Ontario: Effective May 13 at 12:01 a.m. the fire danger rating in Severn will be set to high. Dry conditions due to lack of rain have made it necessary to set this rating. 

At the high rating, only necessary permitted burning is allowed, with a recommendation of 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...

Notice of maintenance in the Coldwater Cemetery

Notice of Coldwater Cemetery maintenance

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 12:59 PM

Details of notice

During May and June staff will be completing a cleanup of the Coldwater Cemetery.

As a reminder, decorations should be always placed as close to the headstones as possible, so they do not hinder our cemetery maintenance team.

Severn recognizes how important it is to be able to decorate a loved one’s gravesite to honour them and brighten their resting place. You are free to place seasonally appropriate decorations on your loved ones’ lots.

Our Coldwater Cemetery By-law includes information...

Notice of watermain flushing for Coldwater

Notice of watermain flushing in Coldwater May 11 and May 12

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 01:44 PM

Notice details

Watermain flushing will be taking place in Coldwater starting Wednesday, May 11 through to Thursday, May 12 during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some discolouration of water or intermittent drops in water pressure may result from the flushing. 

Once the water has cleared and is no longer discoloured, you can resume all regular activities, including drinking. Drinking small quantities of discoloured water does not present a health concern. 

For more information and answers...

Notice of door-to-door survey in Hawkins Corners

Notice of door-to-door potable water survey in Hawkins Corners

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 09:27 AM

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn would like to inform residents of Hawkins Corners that staff from Golder / WSP will be completing a door-to-door potable water well survey from May 11 to May 12. 

Golder / WSP field staff will be visiting homeowners to confirm if they have a potable water well on their property. No physical work is involved at this time. 

The purpose of the door-to-door survey is to confirm the site standards Golder / WSP is using under Ontario Regulation 153/04 (Table...

Thank you to all of our volunteers

Thank you from Severn Council to all Pitch-in volunteers

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2022 09:39 AM

Thank you from Severn Council to all Pitch-in volunteers 

Severn, Ontario: Township of Severn would like to recognize the volunteers that helped to keep Severn beautiful by participating in Pitch-In Week during April.  Council and staff are inspired and grateful for the efforts of the community who each helped to make this year's event a huge success. This year saw the participation of 521 volunteers:

  • 18 individual and/or families
  • 1 school 
  • 6 community groups

Public Works staff...