Like to watch weather
You can watch the water rise and fall.
No this is not about taking your girl to the lake side
to watch submarine races. But still always a good idea!
Environment Canada has a site that shows you the realtime water levels of water systems all across Canada. You can use the google map search to see what stations are near any location in Canada.
It is a very cool site for water watchers. Real-time Hydrometric Data