NPCA warning of high water levels in Hamilton and Haldimand
The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority warning of high water levels in areas around Hamilton and Haldimand County.
The NPCA says east portions of those areas have already received 35 to 60 mm of rain over the last 24 hours.
The rain has resulted in higher than normal water levels and flows.
Water levels however remain below the critical threshold.
Residents living along the upper portions of the Welland River, 20 Mile Creek, and 4 Mile Creek, especially in the Wellandport, Smithville, and Virgil areas, are
encouraged to closely monitor river conditions and watch for flooding in low lying areas.
IceDogs training camp is set to begin next week. Public scrimmages begin Tuesday, August 29th, and conclude Thursday, August 31st, at the Meridian Centre. All camp attendees will be placed on four teams, Team Red, Team Black, Team White, and Team Grey.
GM Joey Burke has announced the IceDogs acquisition of D-man Elijah Roberts from the Kitchener Rangers. The IceDogs send three picks, a second and two thirds, in exchange for Roberts.
The IceDogs have hired Ted Dent as an Associate Coach. Dent comes to Niagara from the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL, the top affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, where he served six years as head coach and 5 years as assistant.