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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, March 08, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 8, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
The weather forecast for the weekend and into next week shows a warming trend with chance of precipitation. This will cause the snowpack to ripen, increased runoff and, higher flows.
Quinte Conservation would like to remind the public to exercise caution around ice-covered and open water as changing temperatures and rainfall may create unstable ice conditions on rivers, streams, and lakes.
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LOW WATER CONDITION IMPROVING THROUGHOUT QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2018
LOW WATER CONDITION IMPROVING THROUGHOUT QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Low water conditions throughout the Moira, Prince Edward, and lower portions of the Napanee and Salmon River Watersheds have returned to normal, as recent rain has helped to improve streamflow and groundwater levels.
Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “Fall rains and reduced evapotranspiration (the process where water is transported from plants and the ground to the air)...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER UPDATE

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2018
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER UPDATE
A Level 2 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Salmon River Watershed. The Moira, Napanee, and Prince Edward Watersheds remain in a Level 1 Low Water Condition.
Localized rains over the last few weeks have helped to relieve some stress in areas. Recent rainfall has helped to revitalize grass and vegetation, but has had a minimal impact on water flows and levels.
Groundwater levels remain low in areas as intense...

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED BY QUINTE CONSERVATION

Posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2018
WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED BY QUINTE CONSERVATION
Unforecasted heavy downpours have caused unexpected localized flooding on roadways, low lying areas, and on small creeks and streams.
There have been reports of roadway flooding around the Hwy 401 corridor. Individuals are advised to exercise caution and avoid driving through deep or fast flowing water.
More rain is forecasted for overnight and into Thursday, which could cause nuisance flooding in some...

UPDATE: LOW WATER CONDITIONS IN THE QUINTE REGION PERSIST

Posted on Friday, August 03, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2018
UPDATE: LOW WATER CONDITIONS IN THE QUINTE REGION PERSIST
Localized storms have caused variable conditions throughout the Quinte Region. Minimal amounts of rain have occurred over portions of the Quinte Region during the last couple of weeks. Quinte Conservation Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “The recent rain has not been enough to help our current low water conditions. Flows in the Moira, Skootamatta, Black and Salmon Rivers as well as...