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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR SHORELINE RESIDENTS ON BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR SHORELINE RESIDENTS ON BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Outlook Statement for residents along the shorelines of the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Lake Ontario is about 30 centimetres higher than normal for this time of year and is approaching 1 in 100 year levels for the lake. We are warning shoreline residents that these...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 6, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Outlook Statement for the Moira, Napanee, and Prince Edward Watersheds. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “With the rain we have received and what is in the forecast we can expect that smaller creeks and streams may overspill their banks. Larger rivers should be able to handle the rain with no major impacts. Properties that usually get wet in the spring may already be wet,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation is extending the Water Safety Statement into next week due to forecast rain. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Right now the ground is saturated from recent rains. This means the rain will run off into our waterways. Local lake levels will rise and people will see increased levels and flow in local rivers and streams. Some nuisance flooding may be seen in low lying areas.”
McClure...

QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 24, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation is extending the Water Safety Statement into next week due to forecast rain and above seasonal temperatures over the weekend. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We are urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Parents and caregivers should remind children about the dangers of playing on or near ice covered surfaces or fast flowing...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Temperatures across the Quinte Conservation watershed for the weekend and into next week are forecast to be above normal. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “These mild temperatures will further degrade local ice conditions in the Quinte Conservation watershed and we are urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Ice that was safe earlier may be thinner due to unseasonably...