Water Conservation in and around the Home

Indian River Warsaw



There are many ways to reduce your water usage in and around your home. With small changes made, big impacts can happen by following the 3 R’s of water conservation:

Reduce – Water use by changing a few habits

Repair – Leaks promptly

Retrofit – Fixtures to more water-efficient standards

For more water saving tips check out the Summer newsletter from the Otonabee Region Water Response Team below:

Water Conservation Informative Flyer


Construction Notice – Pioneer Road Clearing

Tree and vegetation removal will be taking place on Pioneer Road from Nassau Mills Road to 450 metres west of Douro Ninth Line in the City of Peterborough. This is set to begin on Monday, November 14th, 2016. As a result traffic and lane closures may occur. For additional info, please see attached notice.

T-27-16 Notice of Construction – Pioneer Road

Looking for Ice time?

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The Township of Douro-Dummer boasts two arenas with available ice rental in Warsaw and Douro. Both arenas also feature recreation rooms for rent.

To see availability, please check out our calendar or call 705-652-8392 ext. 210.

Remembrance Day Ceremony in Warsaw

A Ceremony of Remembrance will be held at the Warsaw Cenotaph on November 11th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

Prayers will be read and the Roll of Honour will be recited by Mayor J. Murray Jones.

Following the ceremony, lunch will be served in the Town Hall at the Municipal Building  (894 South Street) and all are welcome.

Committee Appointments for 2017 & 2018

The Council for the Township of Douro-Dummer invites any interested resident and/or ratepayer of the Township of Douro-Dummer to submit their name for appointment to the following Committees for the years 2017 & 2018.

Douro-Dummer Community Policing Committee

  • Seeking members for two-year term

Douro-Dummer Historical Committee

  • 10 appointments for a two-year term

Douro-Dummer Santa Claus Parade Committee

  • Seeking members for two-year term

If interested and have the time to serve, please submit a letter expressing your interest to the undersigned no later than 12 noon on Friday, November 18, 2016.

***Please note that Police Vulnerable Sector Check from the Ontario Provincial Police is required***

Applications can be submitted in person at the Municipal Office at 894 South Street or mailed to:

Martina Chait-Hartwig, Deputy Clerk

P.O. Box 92, 894 South Street, Warsaw, ON K0L 3A0

705-652-8392 – Ex. 210

Fax 705-652-5044, e-mail martinac@dourodummer.on.ca

2017 & 2018 Committee Application form

Township of Douro-Dummer Committee Appointment Information

Warsaw Santa Claus Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Township of Douro-Dummer will be hosting the annual Santa Claus parade on Saturday, November 26 in the hamlet of Warsaw.

The parade will begin at 5:00 P.M. at the Warsaw Public Works garage and continue through the village. The theme this year is “The Music and Magic of Christmas.” For parade entries, contact Shelagh Landsmann at 705-877-2884 or Alison Hodgin at 705-652-9248.

Following the parade will be a tree lighting ceremony held in the gazebo next to the Town Hall in Warsaw. Children will be invited to visit with Santa and to drop off letters and have hot chocolate.

Donations in support of the Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony are always welcome and can be sent or dropped off at the Township Municipal Office in Warsaw.

Important Reminder: Due to safety concerns, the throwing of candy from floats is prohibited.

For more information, please contact:

Santa Claus Parade Committee



Douro-Dummer Public Skating Times


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Times for Douro-Dummer Township Public Skating are as follows:

Warsaw Community Centre:

Adult Skating – Thursday: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. – $2.00

All-Ages – Sunday: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – FREE

Douro Community Centre:

All-Ages – Sunday: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – FREE


For any questions, please contact the Municipal Office at (705)-652-8392.