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QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES TO A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION SEEKS INPUT ON 2019 HIGH WATER IMPACTS

Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 3, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES TO A FLOOD OUTLOOK
FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION
SEEKS INPUT ON 2019 HIGH WATER IMPACTS
The International Joint Commission (IJC) through the Great Lakes –St. Lawrence River Adaptive
Management Committee is now calling on residents impacted by flooding events in 2019 to express their
concerns by sharing comments and photos through the organization’s online survey.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “The...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES FLOOD WARNING STATUS FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE TO FLOOD WATCH

Posted on Friday, September 13, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES FLOOD WARNING STATUS FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE TO FLOOD WATCH
As Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte water levels continue to decline, the flood status for the area has been changed to a flood watch. Lake Ontario’s water level remains above the recorded elevation for this time in 2017 and is below the record high for this time of year.
Water levels are expected to continue declining into the fall; however, with record inflows...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #8

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #8
Lake Ontario’s outflows have been maintained at 10,400 cubic metres per second since June 13th, which is longer than in 2017 when outflows of this rate occurred from June 14th to August 7th. Outflows are expected to remain at 10,400 cubic metres per second until water levels on Lake Ontario reach 75.5 metres. The outflows will slowly decline as water levels drop below...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #7

Posted on Friday, August 02, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #7
Lake Ontario’s water level remains at a record high for this time of year. The peak of 75.92 metres was last recorded on June 15th. Water levels have been declining and are expected to continue to slowly decline at a rate slightly less than 1 cm per day throughout the summer. The rate of decline will primarily depend on rainfall.
Record high inflows from Lake Erie are...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6
Lake Ontario’s water level has been slowly declining at a rate slightly less than 1 cm per day. As of July 3, 2019 the water level was recorded at 75.88 m, which is below this year’s peak by 4 cm and the lowest level recorded since the end of May 2019.
Lake Ontario is expected to continue its slow decline in water levels over the next few weeks. As warm weather and drier...