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FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 9, 2017

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2017
FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 9, 2017
Expect changing water levels above and below the following structures starting October 9, 2017. Quinte Conservation will be conducting the annual removal of stop logs at the following structures in the Moira and Napanee regions on, or after, Monday, October 9, 2017:
 Skootamatta Lake Dam
 Downey's Rapids Weir below Moira Lake
 Caton's Weir below Stoco Lake
 Lingham Lake Dam
 Deerock Lake Dam
 Upper Arden Dam
 Middle...

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 TO OPERATE DAMS TO INCREASE FLOWS IN SOME LOCAL RIVERS

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION TO OPERATE DAMS TO INCREASE FLOWS IN SOME LOCAL RIVERS
Water levels are becoming dangerously low on the Black, Salmon, and Napanee Rivers. This has prompted Quinte Conservation to operate dams in order to increase flows downstream of the dams. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “We are attempting to maintain a minimal flow in the rivers to support local ecosystems. Residents above the dams we are operating will notice a decline in their water...

WATER FLOWS IN MOIRA RIVER ARE SO LOW QUINTE CONSERVATION IS NOT ABLE TO GENERATE POWER AT THE MCLEOD DAM

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2016
WATER FLOWS IN MOIRA RIVER ARE SO LOW QUINTE CONSERVATION IS NOT ABLE TO GENERATE POWER AT THE MCLEOD DAM
Quinte Conservation has stopped generating hydroelectric power at the McLeod Dam due to low flows in the Moira River. The McLeod Dam is located on the Moira River in Belleville beside Cannifton Road, just north of College Street. Quinte Conservation General Manager Terry Murphy says, “This is the first time in many years that we have not been able to generate...