Level 1 "Minor" Drought Condition in Mississippi Valley Watershed

Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2021 04:03 PM

June 09, 2021 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WATERSHED—This statement is to advise that present conditions in the Mississippi River watershed are now at the threshold for Level 1 Minor Drought status under the Ontario Low Water Response Program.

As the dry weather continues in the Mississippi and Carp River watersheds, drought conditions are expected to extend into the summer months as flows and levels continue to decline.  Rainfall amounts have been extremely low since...

Water Restrictions - Almonte Ward

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 10:32 AM

By-law 04-14 Water Usage is designed to regulate and control the usage of water within the Almonte Ward during the hot summer months.

Between May 1 and September 30 each year there are limitations on who can water and what time.

Odd number houses may water on odd calendar days and even numbered houses may water on even calendar days.

Watering may occur between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. each day and from only one connection. Midday is the hottest time of...

Council Highlights - June 1, 2021

Posted on Monday, June 07, 2021 06:02 PM

Highlights of the June 1, 2021 Council Meeting

To honour the 215 children found in a mass grave at a Kamloops residential school, all flags at municipal facilities in Mississippi Mills have been lowered to half mast until further notice. Council encourages residents of Mississippi Mills to set a pair of children’s shoes out on your steps in tribute and to remember the 215 children taken in Kamloops and the lives of all Indigenous children who never came home, the survivors and their families who...

Special Council Meeting - June 7, 2021

Posted on Friday, June 04, 2021 03:25 PM

A Special Council meeting will be held on Monday June 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm.

To access the agendas please visit: and click on the meeting date in the calendar. 

Due to space restrictions and social distancing requirements, Council Chambers are still closed to the public but meetings will be livestreamed on the municipal website. To access the livestream please click on the link above.


Burn Ban Reminder

Posted on Friday, June 04, 2021 02:22 PM

June 4, 2021


The Mississippi Mills Fire Department is reminding residents that the municipality remains under a total fire ban.  Several weeks of low precipitation has contributed to dry conditions across the area.  The local fire risk level will remain in the high-risk range until the dry conditions improve. 


The fire department continues to monitor the dry conditions.  Residents may call the burn permit number at (613) 706-4004 or visit the website at