SAVE the DATE: Annual General Meeting for the Williams Lake Conservation Company (WLCC) Wednesday, October 28 at 7 PM. Open to the Public.
The water levels crisis in Williams Lake and the drive to repair the 75 year old dam have grabbed the attention of the media during the past week or so. The newly formed Williams Lake Dam Association (WLDA) hosted CBC, Global News, and CTV reporters. If you missed seeing their stories online or would like to see these news items again we’ve posted them here.
In anticipation of the upcoming Halifax election on October 17, a District 11 Candidates Forum, hosted by the Backlands Coalition and Our HRM Alliance, will be streamed live on Wednesday, October 6th, 7:00-9:00 pm, on the Our HRM Alliance (“Our HRM Alliance”) Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Residents and recreational users of Williams Lake have begun a campaign to address the extremely low water levels experienced in recent years. This year the lake is down over 5 feet.They have formed The Williams Lake Dam Association (WLDA) with the specific goal of addressing the issue of the dam which has been leaking and crumbling for years.
Chronicle-Herald: Water levels at one of Halifax’s favourite swimming spots have dropped perilously low in this hot, dry summer as new development diverts H2O from Williams Lake and a leak under a dam allows it to flow into the sea.