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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...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS

Posted on Wednesday, January 04, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS
Recent mild temperatures and rainfall have degraded local ice conditions in the Quinte Conservation watershed. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Quinte Conservation is urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Ice that was safe earlier may be thinner due to the recent rain.”
Murphy adds, “We are advising local residents to stay off all ice covered...

FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR MOIRA, NAPANEE AND SALMON RIVER WATERSHEDS

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2016
FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR MOIRA, NAPANEE AND SALMON RIVER WATERSHEDS
The Flood Warning issued by Quinte Conservation on Sunday remains in effect for the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon River watersheds. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We expect that water flows and levels will remain high for the next week and have the potential to get worse if we receive a large amount of rainfall in the next few days.”
McClure adds, “Weather forecasts for the next...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD WARNING

Posted on Sunday, April 03, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD WARNING
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Warning due to high flows and water levels in local rivers. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “In the Moira River system the flows in the northern region, such as Actinolite and Tweed, have peaked. The Moira River at Foxboro should peak in the next couple of days. The Napanee and Salmon Rivers are approaching their peaks and will remain high for an extended period of time.”
McClure...