FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following water level advisory was issued today by the Department of Public Safety's New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization:

Water levels continue to rise in the following areas: Lake Utopia, Magaguadavic River, Magaguadvic Lake, Digdeguash River and Digdeguash Lake. Residents in these areas should remain on alert and take necessary precautions to protect their properties.

In most areas of the St. John River basin and its tributaries, water levels are expected to rise slightly over the next 24 hours before declining slowly over the next several days.  

The Nashwaak River is below flood stage, and its levels continue to drop. There are still some road closures being reported in Charlotte County. Officials continue to monitor water levels in all regions.

People living or working along watercourses or low-lying areas should continue to monitor weather forecasts, as conditions can change quickly. Prepare now to help your family to be safe.

LINKS:

●    River Watch: www.gnb.ca/riverwatch
●    Environment Canada (weather warnings for New Brunswick)
●    New Brunswick highway conditions (5-1-1): www.gnb.ca/roads