Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 07:16 PM
Municipal Storm Update
On May 21st, a significant storm event occurred in Uxbridge which caused extensive damage through the Township and in the urban centre. The Township declared a state of emergency on May 21st. The State of Emergency will remain in effect until further notice.
Our first concern is for the safety and security of our residents. If you have elderly or at-risk family or friends that you have not been able to contact since the storm, please check on them. If you are unable to check...
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 05:52 PM
Downed Trees and Limbs
Residents in urban Uxbridge or hamlets are asked to neatly pile tree debris (regardless of size) curbside. Township staff and contractors will be chipping and removing the debris. Please do not pile debris so that sidewalks or roadways are blocked. Do not attempt to clean up trees that are within 10 meters of a power line.
Disposal of Waste
The Region of Durham is temporarily removing the limit on the number of garbage bags that can be placed out at the curb for collection....
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 05:02 PM
The Regional Municipality of Durham is sharing important information for residents affected by the recent storm, including road closures, food safety tips, well water safety, and the safe disposal of yard waste at the Waste Management Facilities (WMFs).
For residents whose refrigerators were impacted due to power outages, ensure that any food above 4 degrees Celsius is discarded. When in doubt, throw it out. More information is available on the Durham Region Health...
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 11:11 AM
May 22, 2022
Power outages in the Township of Uxbridge are expected to continue through Sunday and into Monday. The Region of Durham Health Department has provided a list of resources for residents who have questions about well water and food handling safety.
- Be Well Aware – Ensure your well water is safe during and after emergencies
- Information about Water Safety for Private Wells
- Flooding and drinking water
- Food Safety in an emergency
- Freezer Food Safety during power outages
The Fire Department...
Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 03:35 PM
In partnership with the Durham Community Collective (DCC), The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Division is working to support the development of a Black community hub.
African, Caribbean, and Black community members, from across Durham Region, have shared countless stories about their experiences with anti-Black racism; and a lack of access to responsive and reflective community resources. This shared space will empower Black community members; while offering a gathering...