@MuskokaLakesTwp reports water levels over the past 24 hours have slightly decreased approximately 1-2cm (0-1 inches) on Lake Muskoka, slightly increased approximately 1-2cm (0-1 inches) on Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph, and stabilized on the Moon River— Barrie 360 Alerts (@Barrie360Alerts) May 4, 2019
Ontario will provide disaster recovery assistance for residents in Bracebridge and Huntsville affected by flooding.
Ann Street in Walker’s Point is fully closed until further notice— Barrie 360 Alerts (@Barrie360Alerts) May 4, 2019
For those in @DistrictMuskoka water is available for pick up at the Trinity All Saints Church until 6:00
Any resident in need of sand bag support, please call the township office at 705-765-3156 for assistance https://t.co/tqZeKrYtga
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing says it’s extended the program to those communities.
Birds Mill water level 242.80 m— Mayor Graydon Smith (@GraydonTheMayor) May 4, 2019
0.70m down from peak observed level
Wilson’s Falls Flow at 152 cm/s. That’s about 1/2 of what it peaked out at on April 27th.
All good news. 👍#Bracebridge #muskokaflood #Flood2019 pic.twitter.com/Ejy8Tr14m6
It applies to primary residences and their basic contents, as well as to small businesses, farms and not-for-profit organizations, so damages to cottages or other secondary residences would not qualify.
Eyballing another 3 or 4″ down from yesterday (181 Santa’s Village Rd). River upstream down significantly more. Location is after the confluence of the two branches and the amateur scientist in me is learning lots about relationship between volume, river level and lake level. pic.twitter.com/3eS1jpTtWn— Mayor Graydon Smith (@GraydonTheMayor) May 4, 2019
The program helps cover emergency expenses and the costs to repair or replace essential property that aren’t covered by insurance after a natural disaster.