Lock Gate Re-painting of Bobcaygeon Lock 32 & Fenelon Falls Lock 34 

Work will involve sandblasting and repainting the steel gates at both locations, to prevent any possible future deterioration.

Fenelon Falls Lock 34 Building Rehabilitation

This project will develop a design concept, architectural plan and construction of a renewed lockstation building. Preliminary work is underway that will guide the design of a new building that will better fulfil operational needs.

Norland Dam - Hydro Generation Project 

Work has begun on the construction of a hydro generating facility at Parks Canada’s Norland Dam in the City of Kawartha Lakes. The project in Norland will replace one of the sluiceways of the dam with a power house, and a bypass gate that will help to maintain water levels. An access driveway will be constructed to access the power house, and a canoe portage path will also be created.

Rehabilitation of Coboconk Dam

This project will include concrete repairs to the structure and deck as well as the replacement of railings. This work will ensure that the dam is reliable, functional, meets current safety codes and standards, and that its water management capabilities are optimized.

Rehabilitation of Little Bob River Dam

Little Bob River Dam will undergo a comprehensive rehabilitation. The project will involve repairs to the concrete and earth embankment, the demolition and removal of the power generation structure and seal improvements. Public safety features will also be added to the site.

Rehabilitation of Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge

The Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge, built in 1921, will undergo a comprehensive inspection including an assessment of the bridge’s substructure, concrete, embankments and guardrails and the necessary repairs will be completed.

Rehabilitation of Fenelon Falls Dam at Lock 34

Fenelon Falls Dam, built in the early 1900s, will undergo a comprehensive analysis and then major rehabilitation or replacement of the structure will occur as a part of this project.

Concrete Rehabilitation (Kawartha Sector)

Concrete repairs are required on various dams, walls and other concrete structures.

Comprehensive Investigation and Repairs of the Kirkfield Lift Lock 

The Kirkfield Lift Lock is recognized as a cultural resource of national significance. The Kirkfield Lift Lock will undergo a comprehensive investigation and then necessary repairs will be conducted to ensure the continued safe operation and historic preservation of this asset.

April 3, 2017 - Community Update: Walleye and Chorus Frog Surveys Underway (PDF, 316 KB) 

More Information: For questions or concerns, or to receive email updates, please contact us at Ont.TrentSevern@pc.gc.ca and include “City of Kawartha Lakes” in the subject heading, or reference a specific project.