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FLOOD WATCH FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO SHORELINES IN THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

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...

HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE NAPANEE WATERSHED HAS PROMPTED DAM OPERATIONS

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...

QUINTE CONSERVATION FLOOD WARNING REMAINS FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION FLOOD WARNING REMAINS FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
A Flood Warning remains in effect for shorelines on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario in the Quinte Conservation watersheds. Based on the best available information from the federal government it appears Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte may peak within a week. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “As long as there is minimal rainfall we could see a peak on Lake Ontario and...

QUINTE CONSERVATION FLOOD WARNING UPDATE

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION FLOOD WARNING UPDATE
A Flood Warning remains in effect for all areas in the Quinte Conservation watersheds, but things are looking up for those along the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon Rivers. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “All of the major river systems in our watersheds have peaked overnight. If we do not get any major rainfall residents should start to notice a continual drop in water levels on the rivers. Unfortunately, this is not the same...

FLOOD WARNING ISSUED FOR ALL AREAS IN THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS

Posted on Saturday, May 06, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2017
FLOOD WARNING ISSUED FOR ALL AREAS IN THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS
A Flood Warning has been issued for all areas in the Quinte Conservation watersheds. This includes all lakes, rivers, streams, and the shorelines of Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received almost twice the normal amount of rain for the entire month of May in the first week. We anticipate that all rivers will, or already have, overtopped...