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December 17, 2020 Water Safety Statement

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...