This page will contain important information on closures, sandbag availability and contacts for many communities, it will be updated throughout the weekend.



Township of Madawaska Valley *TUESDAY* update:

Even though the release at the Bark Lake Dam is being slowed, water levels are still expected to rise.

Madawaska Valley’s Operations Manager Hilary Kutchkoskie says you should not hesitate to call the township if you need sand or sandbags, as they are available to be delivered upon request.

If you, or someone you know is looking for volunteers to help sandbag we will air the address and post to social media.

Do not hesitate to call the station at (613) 756-1881 or (613) 315-3777.



Disaster Recovery Assistance Program resources:

The Disaster Recovery Assistance Program can be accessed here or by calling 1 (844) 780-8925.

Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski’s constituency office can be reached at (613) 735-6627.





Road closures*TUESDAY* updated:

The Madawaska Valley:

  • Paugh Lake Road between Wilno North and Basin Depot Roads
  • UPDATE: The causeway to Mask Island is covered with water but passable, police monitoring area
  • UPDATE: Dam Lake Road at Martin Recoskie Road flooded, passable only with larger vehicles
  • UPDATE: Tamarack Road has water towards the end of IT


Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan:

  • Tag Alder Lane closed
  • UPDATE: Homestead Road, Schroder Road closed
  • UPDATE: Cedargrove from 1059 on is now closed and the area has been evacuated evacuated
  • UPDATE: Expect delays on Highway 28 from Harley Road (Bancroft) to Renfrew Road 514 for about 40 kilometres
  • UPDATE: Palmer Road is flooded and closed at Latchford Bridge between Palmer Rapids and Quadeville


Killaloe, Hagarty & Richards:

  • Water is flowing over Gorman Road south of O’Connor but it’s currently passable
  • UPDATE: Flooding reported on Buyers Creek Road west of Simpson Pit Road along with Scenic Road also west of Simpson Pit Road
  • UPDATE: John Street between Boland and Ryan Streets is reported as partially covered in water
  • UPDATE: Harrington Road is now closed
  • UPDATE: Water is flowing over Recoskie Lane south of Gunns Road, currently passable


North Algona Wilberforce:

  • A portion of Round Lake Road just west of Traymore is closed to one home
  • Kranz Road from Highway 60 to Martha’s Road
  • Kasdorff Lane is cut off from the roadside due to flooding
  • Royal Pines at Germanicus is closed due to a culvert collapse


The Bonnechere Valley:

  • Bob’s Lane at Skelly Road is flooded with trees down in the laneway
  • Sleepy Hollow Lane/Bonnechere Lodge Road completely flooded

Hastings Highlands

  • UPDATE: Highway 62 at Whiteduck Lake is now OPEN


Sandbag availability:

Hastings Highlands:

1.“Drinking Water Affected by Flooding” from the Health Unit added to township website for information.

2. Sandbags are still available at both our Bangor and Herschel Works Garages. Roads Crews will be patrolling all weekend and municipal emergency number is 1-888-408-5143


Killaloe, Hagarty & Richards:
1. Township Works Yard 16370 Hwy.60 (west of Simpson Pit Rd.)
2. Township Municipal Office 1 John Street, Killaloe, ON ( at rear of building)
3. Round Lake Fire Hall , 2995 Round Lake Road, Round Lake Centre, Ontario
4. Red Rock Road near #557.
5. Red Rock Road near #1433.

The Madawaska Valley:
1. Municipal Office 85 Bay St, Barry’s Bay, ON
2. Please contact the Municipal office at 613-756-2747 or the Operations Manager at 613-633-6164 as and sand bags can be delivered by Public Works

North Algona Wilberforce:
1. Golden Lake Municipal Garage 11212 ON-60, Golden Lake, ON
2. Please contact the office for further instructions on the bags. 613.628.2080

The Bonnechere Valley:
1.Residents that have flooding and need sandbags can call Bill Kennedy at 613.628.2855 or By-law Officer Steve Fiegen 613.281.1001 for delivery of the materials

Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan:

1.Sandbags are available at the township offices at 42 Burnt Bridge Rd, Palmer Rapids.

2.You can phone 613-758-2061 for more assistance and instructions for sandbags.

UPDATE: the township is highly recommending anyone south of the Palmer Rapids Dam request sandbags from the municipal office



You can follow eastern Ontario OPP detachments here.

You can keep up to date with road closures due to flooding here.