CVC’s jurisdiction includes the Credit River Watershed, and associated watersheds draining directly into Lake Ontario (from Applewood Creek in Mississauga to Clearview Creek in Oakville), approximately 15 kilometers of the Lake Ontario’s shoreline and an area extending 6 km into the Lake.
CVC is concerned with the following hazards occuring along the Lake Ontario Shoreline:
- Lake Ontario Erosion Hazards;
- Lake Ontario Flood Hazards (including wave uprush and other water related hazards); and
- Lake Ontario Dynamic Beach Hazards.
Additional information for erosion hazards associated with the Lake Ontario Shoreline may also be found in Section 5.4 (Natural Hazards) of CVC’s Watershed Planning and Regulations Policies (April 2010), with additional details in Updated Lake Ontario Shoreline Hazard Report (2020).