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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE MOIRA REGION

Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 01:30 PM

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September 27, 2021

A widespread large rain event that occurred late last week brought, on average, 70 mm of precipitation to the Quinte region Watersheds. Some regions north of HWY 7, in particular the Black River watershed, received over 130 mm of rain. This significant rainfall resulted in a rapid rise in flows in the Black River, and to a lesser extent the Upper Moira, and Skootamatta Rivers.

All lakes and rivers in the upper Moira watershed reached their peak over the weekend...

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September 21, 2021 QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:16 PM

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September 21, 2021

A slow moving frontal system stretching from Sarnia to North Bay will be traveling into the region today. With moisture being drawn from the Gulf of Mexico, significant rainfall and unsettled weather conditions are anticipated for the next several days.

Local weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed are predicting 50-60 mm of widespread precipitation and sustained high winds exceeding 20 km/hr with expected gusts of 50 km/hr, starting Tuesday...

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March 26, 2021 Watershed Conditions Statement

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 09:18 AM

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March 26, 2021

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT DUE TO FORECAST RAIN AND WARM TEMPERATURES

Short-term weather forecasts are calling for rainfall amounts of between 35 to 40 millimetres between Friday and Sunday, with the heaviest rain on Friday. If the rainfall occurs as forecast, water levels and flows will increase significantly again across the Quinte Watershed. As such, a WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT is being issued due the possibility of nuisance...

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December 17, 2020 Water Safety Statement

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 01:19 PM

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December 17, 2020


QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR UNSAFE ICE CONDITIONS
Due to changing weather conditions, ice is starting to form on lakes and rivers within the Watershed.
Quinte Conservation would like to remind residents that this early in the season, ice conditions can be very unpredictable, unsafe, and difficult to assess as above average flows in rivers and streams prevent the formation of stable ice surfaces.


Residents are advised to exercise extreme...

QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVES SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVES SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Quinte Conservation has removed the shoreline conditions statement issued on June 26th for Lake Ontario and The Bay of Quinte.
Quinte Conservation uses lake elevation measurements of 75.3 m which corresponds to the level at which the lowest properties experience water over shoreline banks. The lake level is now below this elevation and is not expected to rise...