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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2018
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for regions in the upper Moira Tributaries (Black and Skootamatta Rivers), as well as for the Napanee and Salmon River watersheds.
With little to no rain forecasted over the next couple of weeks, Quinte Conservation would like to remind the public that this is a good time to start conserving water. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says,...

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Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2018
QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT
Flows on all river and stream systems are starting to decline but will remain high due to snow melt in the northern parts of Quinte’s Watershed and widespread rainfall.
Major flooding is not a concern on any of Quinte Conservation’s watercourses.
Residents are reminded to stay away from water as fast flows, unstable banks, cold water temperatures make for dangerous conditions.

EXPECTED RAIN MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING AND PONDING IN LOW-LYING AREAS

Posted on Friday, April 13, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 13, 2018
EXPECTED RAIN MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING AND PONDING IN LOW-LYING AREAS
A substantial amount of rain combined with freezing rain and ice accumulation is expected to fall in the Quinte Watershed over the weekend and into the beginning of next week. Significant run-off is expected and excess rain may cause nuisance flooding and ponding in low-lying areas.
Lakes and rivers will see an increase in water levels, however flooding is not expected on these water...

WATER SAFETY STATEMENT UPDATE FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2018
WATER SAFETY STATEMENT UPDATE FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Snow melt and rainfall caused water levels to rise across the Quinte Conservation watershed this past week.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Small Creeks have peaked and their water levels have started to recede.”
She adds, “The large rivers have also peaked, with the exception of the Moira River at Foxboro, which is expected to peak next week.”
Some creeks topped their banks and the...

WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2018
WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Mild temperatures and forecast rainfall will cause water levels to increase throughout the Moira, Napanee, and Prince Edward watersheds. The warmer temperatures could cause some localized or nuisance flooding of smaller creeks and ditches. Some low-lying land may see some ponded water. Residents should take care to monitor their sump pumps and ensure they are in good working condition during this...