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Council backs golf course in fight for flood strategy


September 24, 2019
By Mike Jiggens


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Built on a flood plain, the St. Marys Golf and Country Club sits downstream of the Wildwood Dam, with Trout Creek running through the course.

Sept. 25, 2019 – In an effort to minimize flooding at the St. Marys Golf & Country Club, the golf course had sought out the help of the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority but those efforts have reportedly failed. The club has since gained the backing of town council to petition the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks to impose on the conservation authority a flood mitigation strategy.

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