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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to continue to rise into the spring. 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 by the week of April 10 and reach peak levels in mid-May around 75.45 metres. This is well below the peak of 75.88 metres...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 26, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to a Gale Warning in effect, which forecasts strong winds and high waves.
According to the Environment Canada Marine Forecast, Gale force winds exceeding 70 km/h are expected throughout the region late this afternoon and into Wednesday afternoon, along with high waves building up to...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 21 TO 22, 2019

Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 21 TO 22, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to forecasts of strong winds, rain, and high waves.
According to Environment Canada, high winds, possibly exceeding 40 km/h and gusts up to 80 km/h are expected throughout the region overnight and into Friday morning, along with 5 mm of rain. High waves reaching up to 4 metres have also...

LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS

Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 2019
LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS
Recent rainfall and improved stream flows mean the Quinte Conservation watersheds are no longer in a Low Water Condition warning. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Technician, Dave Eastcott says, “We are still concerned for the water levels in the area and will continue to monitor precipitation and stream flows. We will need a lot of snow over the winter and a good spring runoff to return our groundwater...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to forecasts of strong winds and high waves.
According to Environment Canada, high winds reaching up to 50 km are expected throughout the region Thursday evening into Friday. High waves reaching up to 4 metres have also been predicted.
During this period, there is a possibility for localized flooding and shoreline...