“A tipping point has been reached. Any further development would likely push the lake past its capacity to survive as a lake.”
Our Fall 2020 Newsletter is now available! It includes updates on the dam & water level issues, land up for sale for development adjacent to the Shaw Wilderness Park, a consideration of True Common Wealth, and an appeal for members and volunteers.
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.
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.
Here is an excerpt from Councillor Shawn Cleary’s July Newsletter to his District 9 constituents regarding zoning of the land presently for sale adjacent to Williams Lake and the Shaw Wilderness Park.