Government of New Brunswick - Environment and Local Government - Latest News http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/environment_and_local_government.html Government of New Brunswick - Environment and Local Government - Latest News en New flood maps released for 2008 and 2018 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.08.0446.html The Department of Environment and Local Government has used the latest technology to create a 2018 flood map, the worst recorded flood in the lower Saint John River basin. The 2008 flood map has also been updated to more accurately reflect historical flooding, also in the lower basin. Fri, 14 Aug 2020 10:29:00 -0400 Supervisor appointed for the rural community of Campobello Island http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0417.html Richard (Dick) Isabelle has been appointed supervisor for the rural community of Campobello Island. The appointment under the province’s Control of Municipalities Act was initiated when the council of Campobello Island lost quorum in May 2020. Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:20:00 -0400 New Brunswickers encouraged to conserve water http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0386.html Surface water and groundwater levels are lower than normal throughout the province, which is why New Brunswickers are advised to conserve water. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:43:00 -0400 New initiatives underway in Shediac Bay watershed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.07.0385.html The provincial government’s technical working group tasked with developing a management plan for Shediac Bay watershed, which includes Parlee Beach, is expected to complete the plan by year’s end. Fri, 03 Jul 2020 08:43:00 -0400 Public advised of risks associated with blue-green algae as warmer weather sets in http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0357.html The public is reminded that some types of blue-green algae produce toxins which can cause skin, eye and throat irritation. More serious health effects such as gastrointestinal illness can occur if toxins are consumed. These toxins can also be harmful to fish, wildlife, livestock and domestic animals. Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:17:00 -0400 Fri, 14 Aug 2020 10:29:00 -0400