Cottagers with Flood Damage Demand More Be Done


Kelly Fallis wasn’t anticipating that she’d be the unofficial documentarian of Lake Muskoka’s rising waters. But when the realtor, builder, and owner of RS Muskoka went out on the lake to check on some projects left over from the fall, she began snapping photos. And then she uploaded them to her web page. As a former cottager-turned-resident, she knew how frustrating it was to be unable to check on your property, and so she was trying to provide visual info and updates.

Along with the photos, she included flood data she’d been collecting. Over about four days, her site logged close to 5,000 visits.

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