All boaters use the reservoir at their own risk. Water Levels can fluctuate - use extreme caution.

Pittock reservoir is open from dawn until dusk during the operating season. BOATING AFTER DARK IS STRICKLY PROHIBITED.

Boaters must obey all wake restrictions. See reservoir map (above) or inside the Pittock CA visitor guide for details.  

Please note we do not permit personal watercrafts on the reservoirs.

Please remember that the safe boating regulations are in place to ensure the enjoyment and safety of all reservoir users. All boats in our reservoirs must abide by the UTRCA's regulations as well as those outlined in the Canadian Shipping Act. All boat operators must have a valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card. Boats that do not meet safety requirements or refuse to abide by the restrictions will be denied access to the reservoir.

 Launching of any watercraft onto the reservoir permitted only from the north shore - within Pittock Conservation Area.

Applicable permits and associated fees do apply for motorboats and sailboats.

 

To view the Pittock Reservoir Water Level, please visit

http://thamesriver.on.ca/water-management/thames-river-levels/souththames-map/pittockreservoir/

 

For current reservoir water testing results, please visit

 www.oxfordcounty.ca/Healthy-places/Water/Beaches-and-recreational-water/Beach-water-quality

 

For more information regarding Blue Green Algae please visit the following link

www.oxfordcounty.ca/Home/Newsroom/News-Details/ArticleId/1837/Blue-green-algae-found-in-Pittock-Reservoir

 

What you should know about safety around our Dams

The Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry has a webpage to raise awareness of the potential hazards dams may pose to public safety. See links below for more information:

English:

http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/Water/2ColumnSubPage/STDPROD_067106.html http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/Water/2ColumnSubPage/STDPROD_067550.html

French:

http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/fr/Business/Water/2ColumnSubPage/STDPROD_068155.html http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/fr/Business/Water/2ColumnSubPage/STDPROD_068156.html