Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 02:18 PM
Whitby, Ontario – Throughout the summer, Durham Region Health Department conducts weekly bacteriological water tests to determine if beaches are safe for swimming. The Public Health Ontario Laboratory in Peterborough tests the water samples. This is the final report for the 2023 season.
Test results for the week of August 28 indicate that one public beach is posted as unsafe for swimming. Beaches are posted as unsafe for swimming when elevated levels of E. coli exceed the provincial standard of...
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 03:16 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents and businesses in Sunderland, in the Township of Brock, of mandatory water restrictions. Residents and businesses are required to discontinue all non-essential indoor and outdoor water use during this time.
When: September 5 to October 15.
Where: The community of Sunderland in the Township of Brock.
Why: Municipal wells one and two will be offline while the Region conducts upgrades. Water use restrictions are necessary to...
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 02:22 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of road closures on Bay Street and Mill Street in the Township of Brock.
When: September 5 to December 2023. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Road closures will take place in stages on Bay Street from Main Street to Mill Street, and on Mill Street from Simcoe Street to Church Street, in the Township of Brock.
Why: To safely replace a watermain.
Note: The Region realizes that the work may be...
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023 02:33 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions on Harmony Road North (Regional Road 33) in the City of Oshawa.
When: September 11 to December 2. Unfavourable weather conditions may impact the work schedule.
Where: Lane restrictions will be in place daily on Harmony Road North, from one kilometre to 1.5 kilometres north of Conlin Road East, in the City of Oshawa.
Why: The lane restrictions will be in place to safely construct turning lanes and concrete...
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023 09:30 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with the area municipalities, is inviting residents to donate items for reuse, recycling and safe disposal.
When and where:
- Saturday, September 9 from 8 a.m. to noon (rain or shine), Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex (parking lot), 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering
- Saturday, September 16 from 8 a.m. to noon (rain or shine), Uxbridge Seniors Centre (parking lot), 75 Marietta Street, Uxbridge
- Saturday, September 23 from 8 a...