A flood watch is issued when flooding is possible in specific areas, and a flood warning is issued when flooding is about to happen or already occurring in specific areas. Both are issued by the Credit Valley Conservation and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.
If a flood warning has been issued, take action immediately to protect yourself from danger and your home from flood damage.
Immediately evacuate your property if you’re instructed to do so by emergency officials. If an evacuation is not in effect, follow the situation-specific instructions provided to protect yourself, your family and property from the flood.
Don’t re-enter your home if:
Upon re-entering your home:
For more information on flood prevention and recovery, visit the following websites:
To view real-time watershed conditions, visit: