Posted on Monday, January 08, 2018 12:00 AM
M E D I A R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 8, 2018
FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT - STAFF CONTINUE TO
Quinte Conservation’s Flood Outlook Statement for the potential of flooding remains in effect on the Moira, Salmon,
Napanee, and Prince Edward watersheds.
Warmer temperatures this week should eliminate the formation of new frazil ice. However, the rise in temperature
combined with forecast rainfall may cause an increase in river flows which could lead to ice breaking...
Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 2, 2017
FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT- LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY
RESULT FROM HEAVY RAINFALL
Over the past week the Quinte Conservation Watershed received over 70mm of rainfall, Quinte
Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “All this rain has elevated stream flows
and has saturated the ground, which means that any heavy rainfall received today and over the next few
days may cause localized flooding of ditches, small creeks, and low lying areas.”
McClure adds, “Residents...
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION HAS REMOVED THE FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Water levels have been lowering steadily since June and although they are high for this time of year, there is no longer a concern for flooding.
Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2017
FLOOD WATCH FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO SHORELINES IN THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation is downgrading from a flood warning to a flood watch for the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario Shorelines within the Quinte Conservation Watershed.
Lake Ontario water levels have declined more than 60 centimetres since the lake peaked near the end of May. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Most residential dwellings...
Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2017
HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE NAPANEE WATERSHED HAS PROMPTED DAM OPERATIONS.
Significant amounts of rain received in the Napanee Watershed have caused beaver dams to collapse, prompting dam operations. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Quinte Conservation is operating dams in the Napanee Watershed to alleviate the impacts of significant amounts of localized rain received over night and into Monday. Residents may experience changing water levels which may...