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WATER SAFETY STATEMENT UPDATE FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2018
WATER SAFETY STATEMENT UPDATE FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Snow melt and rainfall caused water levels to rise across the Quinte Conservation watershed this past week.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Small Creeks have peaked and their water levels have started to recede.”
She adds, “The large rivers have also peaked, with the exception of the Moira River at Foxboro, which is expected to peak next week.”
Some creeks topped their banks and the...

WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2018
WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Mild temperatures and forecast rainfall will cause water levels to increase throughout the Moira, Napanee, and Prince Edward watersheds. The warmer temperatures could cause some localized or nuisance flooding of smaller creeks and ditches. Some low-lying land may see some ponded water. Residents should take care to monitor their sump pumps and ensure they are in good working condition during this...

FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2018
FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
With warmer temperatures expected in the Quinte region later this week, there is a potential for snow melt and the increase in flows which may cause nuisance flooding in some areas.
Residents are also reminded to be extremely cautious around local waterways and to stay off all ice covered water bodies as conditions may become unstable.
General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Staff will continue...

FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT - STAFF CONTINUE TO MONITOR CONDITIONS

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2018 12:00 AM

M E D I A R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 8, 2018
FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT - STAFF CONTINUE TO
MONITOR CONDITIONS
Quinte Conservation’s Flood Outlook Statement for the potential of flooding remains in effect on the Moira, Salmon,
Napanee, and Prince Edward watersheds.
Warmer temperatures this week should eliminate the formation of new frazil ice. However, the rise in temperature
combined with forecast rainfall may cause an increase in river flows which could lead to ice breaking...

FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT- LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY RESULT FROM HEAVY RAINFALL

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 2, 2017
FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT- LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY
RESULT FROM HEAVY RAINFALL
Over the past week the Quinte Conservation Watershed received over 70mm of rainfall, Quinte
Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “All this rain has elevated stream flows
and has saturated the ground, which means that any heavy rainfall received today and over the next few
days may cause localized flooding of ditches, small creeks, and low lying areas.”
McClure adds, “Residents...