Summer Newsletter 2015


Water Quality Report

SRAPO is part of a widespread water testing program in the general area of the Severn River. For many years we have gathered data on the most important aspect of the cottage experience - the quality of our water. Each year a complete report is published that allows us to see trends in the water quality. Click on the link below to see the report for 2014.

Trent Severn Waterway Round Table Report

SRAPO has been participating in the discussions regarding water management and the future of the Trent Severn Waterway. Please click on the link below to see the the TSW Round Table Report.

Severn River Marina and Water Access Report

At SRAPO's annual Meeting in May of 2008, the Severn River Association of Property Owners (SRAPO) raised issues relating to Marina redevelopment and limited water access facilities on the Severn River with the Mayors of the Townships of Muskoka Lakes, Georgian Bay, Severn and the Superintendent of Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW). As a result of discusssions at the meeting, it was agreed that the Townships and TSW would work with SRAPO in a study of the situation between the Swift Rapids Lock and Port Severn. The report can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.

Resident Survey Results

Severn River Stewardship Plan - Swift Rapids to Big Chute

This report was done by SRAPO in the spring of 2009 based upon a Resident Survey that was done in the fall of 2008. It identifies the issues that are most important to the Residents of the Severn River.

Healthy Waterfronts Handbook

This handbook will help you to care for your waterfront in ways that works for you and for our environment.

Sewage System Re-inspection Program

In the summer of 2010 both Township of Muskoka Lakes and Severn Township will be conducting re-inspections of existing septic systems. Muskoka Lakes has provides us with an excellent report that shows the problems that occurred with septic systems Three Mile Lake in the Township of Muskoka Lakes and how these problems we dealt with. You may download the report below.

All Terrain Vehicle Quick Facts

What you need to know about riding and ATV safely and legally in Ontario.