City of Mississauga Flood Watch and Winter Weather

3:15 p.m. UPDATE

The weather forecast for Southern Ontario continues to call for freezing rain and heavy rainfall today, continuing until the beginning of next week.

City crews are responding to the changing conditions, plowing and salting as the snow and ice accumulates.

Cancellations and Closures:

  • The following libraries are closed: Meadowvale, Courtneypark, South Common, Frank McKechnie,  Streetsville and Lakeview
  • All City recreation and culture programs are cancelled for Sunday, April 15. Buildings remain open at this time as warming centres and for scheduled rentals. Permit holders may continue their scheduled events at their discretion.
  • Mississauga SportZone youth and adult leagues have also been cancelled.
  • All Mississauga Museums are closed.

The City of Mississauga encourages residents and businesses to take precautionary steps to protect their property and ensure their safety. Heavy ice and excessive rain can is expected to have significant effects on the City’s river systems and on the water levels of Lake Ontario.

For safety and to reduce potential damage, the following measures are recommended:

  • Avoid walking or driving in flooded areas
  • Stay away from creeks, rivers and streams
  • Keep children and pets away from all waterways
  • Clear debris from catch basins near your home or business, as long as it is safe to do so
  • Call 3-1-1 to report blocked catch basins or road flooding in your neighbourhood
  • Do not open any sewer manholes under any circumstances

To report flooding, please call 3-1-1. For emergency assistance, please call 9-1-1.

For more information as the Flood Watch continues, visit mississauga.ca or follow the City of Mississauga on Twitter at @citymississauga.

City to Host Aerial Spray Information Open Houses

This spring, the City of Mississauga is conducting an aerial spray. The spray will lower fall cankerworm and gypsy moth caterpillar populations and prevent tree loss. To prepare for the spray, the City is hosting five information open house events for those who live or work in the designated spray areas.

City staff will share details about the spray, explain how to control fall cankerworm and gypsy moth caterpillars on private property and provide an overview about the long-term health of Mississauga’s tree canopy.

What:
Aerial Spray Information Open Houses

Who:
Ward Councillors
Residents living in spray zone areas
Local business owners and operators
City staff

Where/When:

Ward 8 and 11
Wednesday, April 4
6 to 8 p.m.
Erindale Secondary School
2021 Dundas St. W.
[MAP]

Ward 2
Tuesday, April 10
6 to 8 p.m.
Chartwell Baptist Church in Clarkson Village
1880 Lakeshore Rd. W.
[MAP]

Ward 6 and 7
Thursday, April 12
6 to 8 p.m.
Erindale Community Hall
1620 Dundas St. W.
[MAP]

Ward 1
Monday, April 16
6 to 8 p.m.
Clarke Hall
161 Lakeshore Rd W.
[MAP]

General Open House
Tuesday, May 1
6 to 8 p.m.
Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium
301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.
[MAP]

The City has been working with other municipalities (Oakville and Hamilton), Regional partners (Peel Public Health and Peel Regional Police) and Provincial agencies (Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Ministry of Environment and ClimateChange) to finalize spray details.

If accessibility accommodations are required, please contact aerial.spray@mississauga.caor call 905-615-3200, ext. 4043.

For up-to-date information about the 2018 Aerial Spray Program in Mississauga, call 3-1-1, visit mississauga.ca/2018sprayor sign up for email alerts. Residents with specific medical or health concerns regarding the spray can call Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700.