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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR BOATERS ON THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Wednesday, May 03, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR BOATERS ON THE BAY OF QUINTE
Quinte Conservation is issuing a Water Safety Statement for boaters due to high water levels and debris in the Bay of Quinte. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Water levels are high on the Bay of Quinte and due to wind and waves there are increased amounts of debris such as logs in the water. This weekend is the opening of walleye season and there will be increased boat traffic on...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS; CONTINUES FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS; CONTINUES FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Outlook Statement for all residents in the Moira River, Napanee Region, and Prince Edward Region watersheds with special attention to those on the shorelines of the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We are expecting up to 20 millimetres of rain overnight...

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.”
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