Flooding Near Algonquin Park’s East Gate 2013

Flooding Near Algonquin Park’s East Gate - Updated

Historically high water levels on the Madawaska River near Algonquin Park’s eastern gate have forced some families to flee their homes and prompted the Township of South Algonquin to declare a local state of emergency.

At issue is flooding on the engorged river system and the potential failure of the Galeairy Lake Dam in the Village of Whitney, which is located about three hours west of Ottawa.

Click here for Citizen article dated April 22 2013.

Click "Read More" to see a graph of water levels on the Madawaska River at Palmers as of April 27.

The below graph came from here.

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