Kawartha Waterfront Blog
News and Articles in the Kawartha Lakes

Lake Updates

We will share with you updates on Balsam Lake, Cameron Lake, Head Lake, Four Mile Lake, Shadow Lake, and Sturgeon Lake. For example, you'll find information about water levels, Trent-Severn Waterway news, and Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry fish studies.

Swan species coming back

It's always great to hear a conservation success story! Trumpeter swans are doing well in the province after efforts to...
09/06/2018
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Updated beach report

Water quality tests and popular beaches are updated weekly to let you know where it is safe to swim. Currently, Riverview...
07/12/2018
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Beach update!

KawarthaNow is kind enough to keep us updated on beach conditions in the area all summer. Currently, Riverview Beach Park in Bobcaygeon, Hastings...
07/04/2018
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Water news! "Recognizing the importance of local waterways to this area’s environment and economic future, Kawartha Lakes council threw its...
06/26/2018
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Updates on area beach safety

Wondering which beaches are safe to swim at this summer? You're in luck! The beaches in Kawartha Lakes are tested weekly...
06/15/2018
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Crack down on fishing violations

The fishing in Kawartha Lakes is spectacular - but make sure you are fishing legally! There were recently over 140...
06/06/2018
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Water levels nearing summer normal

The flood warning has been downgraded and many lakes in the area are nearing normal levels for the summer months....
05/14/2018
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Balsam Lake fuel spill May 2018

Important news - there has been a fuel spill in Balsam Lake. Global News reported, "The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge...
05/09/2018
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No flooding expected for Lake Scugog

With the weather warming up, some have been concerned about possible flooding in the Kawartha Watershed. Kawartha Conservation, however, told Durhamregion.com that...
03/02/2018
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Possible dock regulations on city property

If you currently have a dock on city property that has gone unnoticed, you could be seeing some changes. MyKawartha.com...
02/26/2018
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Clean Marine Program Members

Is your marina a member of the Clean Marine Program? You can check at http://www.boatingontario.ca/directory?current_page=1&sort_type=RECENT&search_for=company&asset_type=company_user&display_type=default. Marinas in the program can...
06/22/2017
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Muskoka boating guidelines and suggestions

It’s time to look over the rules of the water! If you’re boating this summer, make sure you’re aware of...
06/20/2017
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Locks and Wi-fi open

It’s official - the locks are all open! Every lock on the Trent-Severn Waterway is open for the 2017 season....
06/13/2017
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Kawartha Lakes is an ideal road trip destination

Incredible fishing, petroglyphs, and butter tarts are just a few of the reasons to visit Kawartha Lakes. It is not...
06/13/2017
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Corn on the cob is the taste of summer

It’s beginning to taste a lot like summer! As the sun comes out, so do the grills and nothing says...
05/19/2017
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Kawartha Lakes is perfect for anyone that loves to fish

Kawartha Lakes is a beautiful place to fish - just ask these friends that have been fishing here every Mother’s...
05/19/2017
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Seven Kawartha Lakes communities to get funding for Canada Day celebrations

There’s no better way to spend Canada Day than on the lake. Let us help you find your perfect lakefront...
04/24/2017
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Registering Your Vessel in Canada

Are you looking to purchase a boat to complete your waterfront property? Own a boat but can’t quite remember where...
04/24/2017
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Marine Hazard Marking on Balsam Lake

For the last five years, the Balsam Lake Association (BLA) has been diligent in marking four marine hazards that are...
05/30/2016
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Gull River Levels Continue to Affect Large Lakes within City of Kawartha Lakes

The Gull River system is still affecting large lakes, particularly Balsam, Sturgeon, Cameron and Pigeon Lakes. Shoreline residents are advised...
04/13/2016
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Flood Watch Continues for Kawartha Lakes

Water levels of Cameron Lake and Sturgeon Lake are declining and are expected to continue to decline slowly. Pigeon Lake...
04/07/2016
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