Kitchissippi water flow restricted
May 05 2020 at 14.30 GMT - 4:00
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The Ottawa River is 1,271 kilometres (790 mi) long; it drains an area of 146,300 square kilometres (56,500 sq mi), 65 percent in Quebec and the rest in Ontario, with a mean discharge of 1,950 cubic metres per second (69,000 cu ft/s). Over its length the river drops 370 metres or more than 1200 feet.
The rivers journey through Ottawa- Gatinéau is about 80km or 50 miles.
The river enters the west end of the city at Chat Falls a 10.7 meter (35 feet) drop in the river, now restricted by the Chat Falls generating station. From there the river widens and flows east into Lac Deschênes a 44 kilometres (27 miles) stretch of the river at its widest 3.2 kilometres (2.0 miles) caused by the flow being restricted by the Deschêne Rapids. Next Remic Rapids a long slow drop in elevation before Chaudière Falls. The river peacefully leaves the city on its journey east to the Carillon Dam and locks which inundated the rapids of Long-Sault before entering the Lake of Two Mountains at the confluence with the St. Lawrence River.