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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 107,000 people. There are 10 member municipalities.  We have a new logo so watch for its launch!

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Flood Status Normal

Low Water - Normal

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August Night Hikes and Night Legends

August Night Hikes and Night Legends

Vistas of the Thames River Photography Contest

Vistas of the Thames River Photography Contest

Photographers are invited to submit images of “Vistas of the Thames River” for the 2015 Thames Talbot Land Trust (TTLT) Photography Contest. The contest is designed to raise awareness and funds for the land-trust. The top 25 entries will be […]
LTVCA Hires 5 Summer Students   – $15,000 in Grants for Youth Employment Programs

LTVCA Hires 5 Summer Students – $15,000 in Grants for Youth Employment Programs

Chatham / Delaware – The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) received over $15,000 in Federal and Provincial grants to employ 5 students this summer.  Job experiences include benthic monitoring, GIS mapping, museum graphics design and visitor services.   Federal government […]