There have been no significant changes to the status of the high water levels or the road and bridge closures since today’s 8:00 am media release.
The high water levels at the Teeswater River Bridge on Bruce Road 3 in Paisley remain a concern and will continue to be monitored.
The County has been in constant communications with County Officials, Structural Engineers, Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority, and local municipalities in regards to the Chesley Main Street Bri
Currently, for the safety of travelers, the Chesley Main Street Bridge located on Bruce Road 30 in Chesley has been closed indefinitely due to structural damage caused by flood waters.
When over 100 vehicles rolled into the St.
For anyone who has camped in one of Bruce County campgrounds, it is all too common to see mini green propane tanks or similar fuel canisters stacked beside garbage bins.
People know they are not waste, but are not sure how to dispose of these tanks. The concern with propane tanks showing up in garbage and recycling containers is that they may create a fire risk, and potential safety issues.
The Bruce County Highways Department organizes events for the collection of Household Hazardous and Special Waste. For more information please access the link below:
- Make sure your car is in good working order. If you need to top up any fluids, make sure to dispose of used fluids and containers at the County's hazardous waste collection events. Tires need changing? Used tires can be brought to the landfill for recycling at no cost.
- If cooking with propane or other combustible gas cylinders, return empty containers for proper disposal. Single-use propane tanks can be brought to the County's hazardous waste collection events.
The Bruce County Transportation and Environmental Services ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY PROGRAM has been established as a public service program for volunteers to pick-up litter along County road rights-of-ways. This program provides an opportunity for environmentally conscious citizens to make a personal contribution to a cleaner, more healthy environment. Groups or individuals agree to adopt a section of highway right-of-way and keep it clean. There is no cost to participate in the program and supplies are provided.
Here are some interesting facts on what makes Earth Day so important:
Canadians use 8 billion disposable cups each year
1 litre of oil can contaminate 1 million litres of ground water
A slow steady drip of water wastes 1,600 litres of water per year
Recycling 1 tonne of newspaper saves...