Site: Champlain Township
Service: Flooding - Champlain Township - 26 April 2019
|Record #: OCR4593||Last Full Update: 26 Apr 2019|
|Alternate Name||2019 Flood ; Flood 2019|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Champlain|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Last updated on June 3rd at 11::30 am.
Disaster event --- Flooding in Champlain Township
Latest news: Champlain, June 1, 2019 - The Township will be organizing a team of volunteers to assist homeowners on Saturday June 8th, 2019 with the removal of their sandbag walls.
Starting at approximately 9:00 am Champlain Township Firefighters will go door to door to the affected residences in order to have the property owners sign a liability waiver which allows the volunteers to enter onto private property. Volunteer crews shall only be permitted onto private property once a waiver is signed. Volunteers will be assisting only in the removal of sand bags; they are not authorized to assist with any other clean-up requests.
Municipal press releases will be available on the Township's website or on their Facebook page
Road closures: visit http://municipal511.ca for information
Ferries to Quebec: the Bourbonnais ferry in Cumberland has reopened * all other local ferries remain closed
Information for affected residents:
* Champlain has enough sandbags for all residents who might be affected by the flooding but the bags will be given out by priority, only after a site survey has been done by the municipality and only to protect houses. In order to obtain sandbags, residents can drop by the distribution site at the Champlain Fire Station, 10 Elgin St, L'Orignal.
* Residents on well water are encouraged not to drink or use their well water * for more information, visit the Eastern Ontario Health Unit's page: Guidance for Well Owners During and After a Flood * well water testing kits are available at Health Unit locations (see locations here)
* L'Orignal residents who need to evacuate can go to an emergency shelter set up at the Clarence Creek Area (418 Lemay St, Clarence Creek) * call 2-1-1 to access the shelter after hours
* Town of Hawkesbury offering access to Robert Hartley Sports Complex to affected residents. Take a shower, fill water bottles, charge electronic devices or use wifi at: 425 Cartier Blvd, Hawkesbury * Mon-Fri 6 am-10 pm
* Free Construction Permits available for affected residents. Contact the Building Department Office at 613-675-4727 to apply.
* Town Hall: week days 613-678-3003 * after hours 613-632-4111
Support services: * Hawkesbury and District General Hospital's Mental Health and Addictions services offering psychological support at 1-844-304-1414: anyone experiencing stress, anxiety, anger, and fear can call * available Mon, Tue, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Wed-Thu 8:30 am-8 pm
* 24 hour crisis line: 1-866-996-0991
* Valoris is offering lunches for children of affected families upon their return to school * clothes, furniture, and emergency funds also available to cover children's basic needs * call 1-800-675-6168 to apply
Volunteering Opportunities: none reported for the time being
Donations: none reported for the time being
Disaster Recovery Information:
Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians: activated for Champlain Township * for more information, click here * deadline to apply is September 4th, 2019
|Languages||English ; French|
|Service Categories||Disaster Equipment and Supplies ; Disaster Recovery Services ; Disaster Related Shelter Services ; General Disaster Information|
|Office Phone||24 hrs 2-1-1 or 613-761-9076|
|Toll Free Phone||1-877-761-9076|
|TTY Phone||Mon-Fri 7 am-7 pm 1-866-540-0565|
|Primary Contact||Julie Demers, Data Coordinator; Phone: 613-683-5400 ext 5509; Email: email@example.com|