Harriston Flood Mitigation Plan

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Tuesday November 27, 2018 Public Meeting: Potential Flood Work Scenarios

Public Meeting Potential Flood Work Scenarios
Harriston Flooding Follow Up

Tuesday November 27, 6:30 pm
Harriston Minto Community Complex - Hall

Following up from the May 29th public meeting the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority and Town of Minto will host a second public meeting to discuss Harriston flooding Tuesday, November 27 at 6:30pm at the Harriston Minto Community Complex 111 George Street South, Harriston, Ontario.

The meeting will provide several scenarios that would involve work that could be done to possibly reduce flooding in Harriston from the river.  The scenarios include possible work upstream, in Town and downstream of Harriston to help reduce flooding potential.

Members of the public are welcome to attend to hear presentations and ask questions about the flooding scenarios.  If you wish to send written communication prior to the meeting you may do so to the contacts described below:

Bill White CAO/Clerk,Town of Minto
5491 Highway 89, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0
519-338-2511 ext. 222

Steve Jackson, MVCA Flood & Erosion Safety Services Coordinator
519 335 3557 ext. 230.

Date Posted: Tuesday November 13, 2018

Below are the scenario presentations from the meeting:

100 Year Scenario 1

100 Year Scenario 2

100 Year Scenario 3

100 Year Scenario 4a

100 Year Scenario 5

100 Year Scenario 6a

100 Year Scenario 9

100 Year Scenario 10a

Hazel Scenario 4b

Hazel Scenario 6b

Hazel Scenario 7

Hazel Scenario 8

Hazel Scenario 10b

Tuesday May 29, 2018 Public Meeting: Harriston Flooding Presentations

A Public Meeting and Discussion regarding the Harriston Flooding was held on Tuesday May 29 at 6:30 pm at the Harriston - Minto Community Complex.

The meeting provided a historical look at flooding in Harriston, describing the flood event that took place on June 23, 2017 and February 20, 2018, detailed response by the Town of Minto, Conservation Authority, Minto Fire, the County of Wellington and others during the event, and introduced a program underway to try to reduce the impact of flooding in Harriston. The program looks at upstream, in Town and downstream work to help reduce flooding potential.

Members of the public were welcome to attend to hear presentations and ask questions directly to representative of the Town, Conservation Authority, Minto Fire and the County of Wellington about your ideas regarding reducing flood impact.

Below are the presentations from the meeting:

Maitland River Flood History

Weather Patterns in June 2017

Minto Fire Response to Flood

Wellington County Emergency Measures

Minto Flood Solutions and Next Steps