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Water Ban and Fire Ban in Effect for Hillsdale Area - April 23 to May 25
Posted on 04/19/2018
A water ban and fire ban have been issued for the Hillsdale area from April 23, 2018 to May 25, 2018 as a result of maintenance work being completed on the Hillsdale water tower.more
Advisory: Land Acquisition Announcement Regarding Springwater Community Hub
Posted on 04/18/2018
The Township of Springwater invites members of the media and the public to attend an announcement regarding a land acquisition for a community hub. The announcement will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Township of Springwater Administration Centre, 2231 Nursery Road.more
Springwater Residents Able to View and Pay Property Tax and Water/Wastewater Accounts Online with My Springwater
Posted on 04/05/2018
The Township of Springwater is pleased to announce the launch of My Springwater, an online self-service platform, which allows residents to view the balance of their property tax and water/wastewater accounts, as well as make payments online.more
CANCELLATION NOTICE: Council Meeting April 4
Posted on 04/04/2018
Please be advised that due to the deteriorating weather conditions the Springwater Council Meeting scheduled for this evening (April 4, 2018) has been cancelled.more
Outdoor Water & Fire Ban - Hillsdale Area - April 23 to May 25
Posted on 04/03/2018
A water ban and a fire ban have been issued for the Hillsdale Area from April 23 to May 25, 2018 to accommodate maintenance work on the Hillsdale Water Tower. The water band suspends all use of water of water distributed through a hose or any other attachment.more
New Extended Hours at Springwater Library
Posted on 02/23/2018
Springwater Township Public Library is pleased to present new hours of operation for all three branches, commencing Tues. Feb. 20, 2018. These hours were chosen based upon feedback from Springwater residents, and will allow the library to better serve your needs. more
Springwater Information Session Regarding Potential Greenbelt Expansion
Posted on 02/08/2018
The February 21, 2018 Springwater Council Meeting has been rescheduled to begin at 5:00 pm to allow for a Public Information Session regarding the Province of Ontario’s proposed study area for the expansion of the greenbelt. The Information Session will commence at 7:00 pm.more
CANCELLATION NOTICE: Springwater Indoor Market
Posted on 01/12/2018
The Springwater Indoor Market has been cancelled today due to the forecasted weather. We apologize for any inconvenience.more
Residential Fire in Springwater - January 10
Posted on 01/10/2018
Shortly after 07:40 am on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to a report of a residential structure fire on Baseline Road in Springwater. A passerby noticed smoke coming from the residence’s roof and called 911.more
Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting Cancelled
Posted on 01/10/2018
The Recreation Advisory Committee meeting has been cancelled for this evening due to a lack of quorum.more
Waste Collection Impacts - County of Simcoe
Posted on 01/08/2018
Please be advised that the County of Simcoe is responsible for all waste collection services, this includes recycling and organics.more
Waste Collection Delays - County of Simcoe
Posted on 01/02/2018
The County of Simcoe and Waste Connections of Canada, the County’s contracted curbside waste collection service provider, jointly apologize for recent waste collection delays. Snow squalls, blowing snow and ongoing extreme cold temperatures over the past week have combined to significantly impact our ability to collect waste at all locations on the normal times. more
Springwater Council Approves 2018 Budget
Posted on 12/20/2017
Springwater Council has approved the 2018 Budget with a 2.99% property tax increase over 2017 rates.more
Residential Fire in Springwater
Posted on 12/15/2017
At approximately 11:30 pm on Thursday, December 14, 2017, Springwater Fire & Emergency Services responded to a reported working structure fire on Sunnidale Road.more
Water Notice: Elmvale
Posted on 11/23/2017
Please be advised that maintenance work on the water systems in Elmvale is currently taking place. This maintenance can cause sediment and minerals in the pipes to loosen or dissolve and be released into the water resulting in discoloured water for residents connected to the mains. The water is safe for consumption, however residents are advised to flush their taps to clear the discoloured water out of their system. more
Business Owners Learn About Opportunities and Resources in Springwater
Posted on 11/16/2017
Approximately 50 business owners gathered at Vespra Hills Golf Club on November 16 to attend the Springwater Business Breakfast.more
CP Holiday Train Chugging into Springwater with Festive Cheer
Posted on 11/15/2017
The Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Holiday Train will be rolling into Springwater Township at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Highway 26 and Anne Street North. The CP Holiday Train collects food and money for the Elmvale and District Food Bank and the Barrie Food Bank, helping raise awareness in the fight against hunger.more
Springwater Shocked by TD Bank Announcement Regarding Closure of Elmvale Branch
Posted on 11/07/2017
The Township of Springwater was shocked to learn that the TD Bank will be closing the doors to its Elmvale Branch on May 11, 2018.more
Springwater Fire & Emergency Services Colour-Coding Fire Hydrants
Posted on 11/02/2017
Springwater Fire & Emergency Services is ensuring firefighters have critical information when time is limited and every second counts by installing colour-coded, reflective discs on fire hydrants to indicate water flow rates.more