Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023 12:24 PM
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August 18, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ACROSS THE QUINTE WATERSHEDS
Above-average summer rainfall has resulted in a notable rise in water levels and river flows across the Quinte Conservation Watershed. Throughout the watershed, river and lake levels are higher than usual, and in some cases, have approached spring conditions.
In the first two weeks of August, the region received rainfall equivalent to the amount typically received for the entire...
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023 02:07 PM
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August 11, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR THE CLARE RIVER WATERSHED DUE TO HIGHER WATER LEVELS FROM SUSPECTED BREACHED BEAVER DAM UPSTREAM OF MELLON LAKE
Quinte Conservation suspects that a beaver dam breached upstream of Mellon Lake, following a 25mm rainfall event on Thursday, August 10.
The event has caused rising water levels on Mellon Lake and has exceeded typical spring conditions. Quinte Conservation does not expect flooding on Stocco Lake...
Posted on Wednesday, July 05, 2023 02:19 PM
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July 5, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ON THE SKOOTAMATTA LAKE AND SKOOTAMATTA RIVER DUE TO HIGHER WATER LEVELS FROM SUSPECTED BREACHED BEAVER DAM
It is suspected that a beaver dam breached upstream of Skootamatta Lake during a rainfall event on July 1st. This has caused water levels to rise quickly on the lake and exceed average spring and summer conditions.
Staff at Quinte Conservation have operated the Skootamatta Lake Dam to lower water levels to...
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023 12:57 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR RESIDENTS ON THE LAKE ONTARIO AND BAY OF QUINTE
Forecasted high winds and waves may cause water to overtop low lying Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte shorelines in the Quinte Watershed on Monday. Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte water levels continue their seasonal rise. Peak water levels are expected to increase above the high-water indicator of 75.3 metres within the next month. Water levels are...
Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 11:15 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2023
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
The flood warning for the Moira, Salmon and Napanee watersheds has been lifted. Water levels on rivers and lakes in the Quinte watershed have peaked and are slowly declining below bankfull levels. Temperatures will be warm for the next 5 days with no significant rainfall. The remaining snowpack in northern forested areas of the watershed will melt this week and will contribute...