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PUBLIC SAFETY MEDIA RELEASE - 2019-01-17

Unsafe Ice Conditions Under Sturgeon River - January 17th 2018

The West Nipissing Police Service is advising all residents, and outdoor enthusiast that the ice conditions on the upper Sturgeon River may become hazardous over the next few hours. The West Nipissing Power Generation is experiencing mechanical difficulties that are affecting water flows. Water levels are rising on the upper river, this will cause unsafe conditions and police are urging people to stay off the river ice between Crystal Falls and Sturgeon Falls.

The West Nipissing Power Generation is working with Ontario Power Generation, and the municipality of resolve the issue.

To view the official media release please follow the link below.


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