Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 04:45 AM
This summer, The Regional Municipality of Durham will be constructing a roundabout at the intersection of Lake Ridge Road (Regional Road 23) and Regional Road 12/Pefferlaw Road (York Regional Road 21), in the Township of Brock.
The Region held a public information session in January 2018 to explain the plan to modify the existing two-way-stop-controlled intersection into a roundabout, and the benefits it will bring.
Once constructed, the Region is expecting the roundabout to improve the overall traffic...
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 03:00 AM
There are three water-use zones for grouping plants. These zones are:
- Low (natural rainfall)
- Moderate (occasional watering)
- High (regular watering)
By grouping plants according to their water use, you will create a healthier and more beautiful garden. You will also create a landscape that is easier to maintain.
Once you’ve taken into consideration your budget, appearance, location, maintenance and water requirements of your property—you can begin the design of your garden oasis. Don’t be afraid to ask...
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2019 08:00 AM
Children can explore our truck and equipment display, play games, try driving a truck in a virtual simulator, visit a face painter and more! Learn how we have incorporated drone technology into public works. Staff from various areas of the Works Department, such as Waste Management and Technical...
Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2019 11:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region’s Works Department has launched a new online newsfeed, Durham Works online, to keep residents informed about programs services such as waste management, water supply, sanitary sewerage, road maintenance and facilities maintenance and operation. Visit the page online at durham.ca/DurhamWorks.
The newsfeed is an online version of the Durham Works newsletter, a publication produced by the Works Department. The newsletter has been mailed to residents twice a year since...
Posted on Monday, May 06, 2019 02:15 AM
Whether you’re spring cleaning, Marie Kondo-ing, or simply looking to clear some space in your garage, Reuse Days are the perfect opportunity to give new life to old items. At Reuse Days, the Works Department partners with local charities to donate good-quality, reusable items—keeping them out of the waste stream.
What kind of items can be donated? Acceptable items include clothing, textiles, furniture, appliances, cabinets, countertops and most other reusable renovation materials.