Posted on Friday, July 19, 2019 07:45 AM
Durham Region has implemented a new Community Safety Zone around the intersection of Simcoe Street and Conlin Road in Oshawa.
The Community Safety Zone limits are on Simcoe Street between Niagara Drive/Selleck Lane and the access to the Campus Ice Centre (which is just north of Conlin Road), in the vicinity of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Ontario Tech University) and Durham College. The purpose of a Community Safety Zone, as designated by municipal bylaw in accordance with Ontario’s...
Posted on Thursday, July 04, 2019 05:30 AM
The Works Department is asking Durham residents to help stop water theft by reporting suspicious activity around hydrants. The Region has plastic rings to help you quickly identify which hydrants are permitted water filling stations.
The plastic ring contains the Regional logo, identifies the hydrant as a permitted filling station, and provides a contact number to report unauthorized use. Every year, thousands of litres of water are illegally taken from Durham Region fire hydrants. Water theft has...
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 05:15 AM
If your wallet was leaking money, you would fix it. So why let toilet leaks drain money from your wallet?
Toilet leaks can quickly amount to thousands of dollars per year. They are the most common source of household leaks and they are hard to detect.
Thankfully, there is a solution. Order our free Dye Test Strips.
Just place a strip in your toilet tank and wait a few minutes. If colour appears in the bowl without flushing, you have a leaking flapper valve or a water level that is set too high....
Durham Region wins Bruce Brunton Award in recognition of 2018 National Public Works Week celebrations
Posted on Wednesday, June 05, 2019 11:15 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Durham Region’s Works Department has won the Ontario Public Works Association’s (OPWA) Bruce Brunton Award for its 2018 National Public Works Week (NPWW) campaign. The award was presented to staff at Works Committee today by Brian Barber, Executive Director of the Ontario Public Works Association.
“Congratulations to staff for once again delivering a top-class experience through National Public Works Week,” said Elaine Baxter-Trahair, Chief Administrative Officer for Durham Region....
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...