Posted on Friday, August 13, 2021 02:34 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to assure residents that our water continues to be safe to drink despite possible earthy or musty odours detected recently. Taste and odour episodes are caused by seasonal biological changes in Lake Ontario and typically occur in the late summer or early fall.
When: Typically occurs in the late summer or early fall. Although it is difficult to predict when conditions will return to normal, taste and odour episodes will generally fade...
Posted on Friday, August 13, 2021 11:53 AM
Whitby, Ontario – The following represents beach-posting information for Durham Region beaches. Test results for the week of Aug. 9 indicate that three beaches have been posted as unsafe for swimming due to elevated bacteria levels. Beaches are posted as unsafe for swimming when elevated levels of E. coli exceed the provincial standard of 200 E. coli per 100 ml of water.
Posted on Friday, August 13, 2021 11:19 AM
Whitby, Ontario – Are you an older adult in Durham Region? Seniors are often targeted by frauds and scams in our community.
Being aware of common frauds and scams is your best defence to protect yourself from becoming a victim. On August 18, Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS)’s Detective Constable Martin Frannsen will host a virtual Fraud Awareness and Protection seminar. The seminar will teach older adults about scams that affect our community, how to protect yourself and the opportunity to ask...
Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021 01:37 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of lane restrictions and a weekend road closure on Salem Road (Regional Road 41) in the Town of Ajax.
When: On Friday, August 20, starting at 7 a.m., lane restrictions will begin, with the road closure starting at 6 p.m. The road closure will continue until 11 p.m. on Sunday, August 22. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Salem Road between Lord Drive and Bayly Street East,...
Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 12:05 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Regional Municipality of Durham is now accepting expressions of interest from youth aged 16 to 25 who wish to be considered for volunteer membership on the Durham Region Roundtable on Climate Change (DRRCC).
When: Expressions of interest must be submitted by August 27, 2021. A decision on the appointments will be made by Durham Regional Council on September 29, 2021.
How: Membership is open to Durham residents with an interest in the Region’s climate change initiatives. Interested...