Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE QUINTE WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation and this region’s Low Water Response Team (LWRT) have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Quinte Watershed.
There has been a significant shift in precipitation patterns over the last three months. Since early May, below normal precipitation has persisted which has resulted in dry conditions with a noticeable decline in stream flows.
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Quinte Conservation Watershed including the regions of the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon Rivers as well as all of Prince Edward County.
Despite higher than average water levels on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario, minimal precipitation throughout the last few months has contributed to lower than average groundwater and surface water conditions throughout...
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2020
SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Quinte Conservation has downgraded the Flood Watch issued on May 15th for Lake Ontario and The Bay of Quinte to a Shoreline Conditions Statement.
Quinte Conservation uses lake elevation measurements of 75.3 m to determine a general flood line above which some properties will begin to be affected by water over the bank of the shoreline. As the lake level is now below this elevation and is...
Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 15, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE
ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
The rise in Lake Ontario’s water level has slowed and is likely to be nearing its seasonal peak. Water levels
declined 3 cm during the cool, dry conditions this past week, but heavy rain is forecast in the coming days
and levels are likely to stabilize or slightly increase again this coming week. Lake Ontario remains on track
to peak in the coming week, well below the record-highs of...
Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to continue to rise over the coming month. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board has forecasted that if the weather conditions continue within normal ranges for this time of year, the water levels are predicted to reach 75.3 m this week and reach peak levels in mid-May around 75.56 metres. This is below the peak of 75.88 metres seen in 2017...