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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 its launch!

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Watershed Conditions – Flood Outlook – January 12th, 2017 – 2:30 p.m.

Watershed Conditions – Flood Outlook – January 12th, 2017 – 2:30 p.m.

Overnight, the Lower Thames watershed received only a few mm of rain, much less than predicted.  The weather system moving through around noon has dropped around 10 mm of rain, more than predicted.  Most of the snow has already melted […]
Erosion Control Workshop February 9th

Erosion Control Workshop February 9th

The Elgin Clean Water Program is offering a FREE workshop on February 9th to educate farmers and Certified Crop Advisors on erosion control measures that can be undertaken in an agricultural setting to reduce sediment and nutrient loadings.  See poster […]
Pre-register for Moonlight Winter Family Hike (aka Owl Hike)

Pre-register for Moonlight Winter Family Hike (aka Owl Hike)

Owls are the focus of the Moonlight Winter Family Hike event at Longwoods Road Conservation Area, Saturday, February 11.  Pre-registration is mandatory.  Admission is:  adults $12.00, youth 6-17 $6.00, plus HST, and under 6 free. Outdoors – Enjoy a half […]