Public Consultation – Round #2

The NPCA is undertaking a new mapping exercise for the main branch of the Welland River from Binbrook Dam to the Niagara River. A comprehensive consultation process involving three rounds of public information sessions are intended to keep residents informed and provide an opportunity for participation and feedback. The Consultation Summary Report from the February (Round #1) Public Information Sessions …

Questions flood in at Welland River sessions

More than 600 neighbours of the Welland River flowed into four town hall meetings last month to learn about a flood plain mapping project. They left many questions on display boards but received few immediate answers. They asked about the effects of lines — showing potential flood water flow in a major storm — on development, insurance, farming, property values …

NPCA to host floodplain mapping open houses Feb. 25 and 29

Grimsby Lincoln News By Luke Edwards WEST LINCOLN – The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority wants to hear the public’s thoughts on floodplain mapping for the Welland River and its tributaries. A series of open houses began last week (Feb. 3) in Chippawa, and will continue through February with a second in Welland before two take place in West Lincoln. The …

Floodplain Mapping Open House

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority is beginning the process of updating and creating new floodplain mapping along the entire length of the Welland River. An important part of this process is engaging our community, particularly those who live next to the Welland River or are in the study area.