Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents that Covanta, the operator of the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC), has restarted boiler #2 after taking it off-line for annual maintenance which was advanced to repair a damaged water tube within the boiler. Boiler #1 was restarted after completing the annual scheduled maintenance.
"I’m pleased to report the facility operator, Covanta, has completed the maintenance and repair work to the boilers," said Susan Siopis,...
Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is excited to celebrate our local waters during Canada Water Week (March 20 to 27) and on World Water Day (March 22). In recognition of Canada Water Week, Durham Region has proclaimed March 20 to 27 as Water Week to remind residents about the value of water.
“Durham Region is home to some of the best tap water in the world,” says John Presta, Director of Environmental Services. “Canada Water Week and World Water Day provide...
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents that construction work will close Simcoe Street (Regional Road 2) from north of Rossland Road to south of Robert Street in Oshawa.
When: Construction will begin the week of April 3 and the road closure will begin on April 10. Work is expected to last until mid-October. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Simcoe Street, from north of Rossland Road...
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Now you can count on making a catch to be proud of, any day of the year, with the all-new Durham Region Fishing Map! Available online and in print, this map was designed to assist seasoned and recreational anglers in exploring Durham Region’s large and welcoming fishing community.
With a unique mix of urban and rural areas, and about 20 varieties of Ontario’s favourite fish, Durham Region provides world-class fishing opportunities year-round. A true four-season fishing destination,...
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017 12:00 PM
Whitby, Ontario - The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is encouraging residents to drop off reusable items, free of charge, at Reuse Days. The items will be donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStores (Ajax, Oshawa and Uxbridge locations), Diabetes Canada and the Salvation Army Thrift Store.
When: Saturday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is the first Reuse Days event of the year; monthly Reuse Days will continue until October.
Where: Durham Region Waste Management...