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QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 24, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation is extending the Water Safety Statement into next week due to forecast rain and above seasonal temperatures over the weekend. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We are urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Parents and caregivers should remind children about the dangers of playing on or near ice covered surfaces or fast flowing...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Temperatures across the Quinte Conservation watershed for the weekend and into next week are forecast to be above normal. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “These mild temperatures will further degrade local ice conditions in the Quinte Conservation watershed and we are urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Ice that was safe earlier may be thinner due to unseasonably...

LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS – BUT LEVELS STILL NOT BACK TO NORMAL

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2017
LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS – BUT LEVELS STILL NOT BACK TO NORMAL
Recent rainfall and improved stream flows mean the Quinte Conservation watersheds are no longer in a Low Water Condition warning. Quinte Conservation General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Removing the warning does not mean that water supply levels have returned to normal for all people in the watershed. We are still hearing reports that some residents have wells that...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS

Posted on Wednesday, January 04, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS
Recent mild temperatures and rainfall have degraded local ice conditions in the Quinte Conservation watershed. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Quinte Conservation is urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Ice that was safe earlier may be thinner due to the recent rain.”
Murphy adds, “We are advising local residents to stay off all ice covered...

WATER LEVELS IN QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL BELOW NORMAL

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2016
WATER LEVELS IN QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL BELOW NORMAL
The water situation in the Quinte Conservation watersheds has improved somewhat after some sporadic fall rains and recent snowfall. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Streamflows have improved recently as have groundwater levels. However, this does not mean that our water supply situation is good. Conditions are still not back to normal for this time of year.”
The local environmental organization...