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2018 -04-26 NO FLOOD CONDITION 01.pdf

Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2018
QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT
Flows on all river and stream systems are starting to decline but will remain high due to snow melt in the northern parts of Quinte’s Watershed and widespread rainfall.
Major flooding is not a concern on any of Quinte Conservation’s watercourses.
Residents are reminded to stay away from water as fast flows, unstable banks, cold water temperatures make for dangerous conditions.

WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO STAY HIGH AS A RESULT OF WEEKEND RAIN AND FORECASTED SNOW MELT – WIDE SPREAD FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO STAY HIGH AS A RESULT OF WEEKEND RAIN AND FORECASTED SNOW MELT – WIDE SPREAD FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED
The weekend rainfall of approximately 80 mm has caused the water levels on local creeks and rivers to rise.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “The Skootamatta River, the Moira River at Tweed, the Black River, and the Clare River have, or are beginning to peak. It is expected that the Moira River at Foxboro will...

EXPECTED RAIN MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING AND PONDING IN LOW-LYING AREAS

Posted on Friday, April 13, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 13, 2018
EXPECTED RAIN MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING AND PONDING IN LOW-LYING AREAS
A substantial amount of rain combined with freezing rain and ice accumulation is expected to fall in the Quinte Watershed over the weekend and into the beginning of next week. Significant run-off is expected and excess rain may cause nuisance flooding and ponding in low-lying areas.
Lakes and rivers will see an increase in water levels, however flooding is not expected on these water...

EXPECTED RAIN MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING AND PONDING IN LOW-LYING AREAS

Posted on Friday, April 13, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 13, 2018
EXPECTED RAIN MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING AND PONDING IN LOW-LYING AREAS
A substantial amount of rain combined with freezing rain and ice accumulation is expected to fall in the Quinte Watershed over the weekend and into the beginning of next week. Significant run-off is expected and excess rain may cause nuisance flooding and ponding in low-lying areas.
Lakes and rivers will see an increase in water levels, however flooding is not expected on these water...

SHORELINE RESIDENTS ON THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO ADVISED TO TAKE CAUTION WITH HIGH WINDS FORECASTED

Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 03, 2018
SHORELINE RESIDENTS ON THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO ADVISED TO TAKE CAUTION WITH HIGH WINDS FORECASTED
Quinte Conservation is warning shoreline residents on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario of the high winds expected to hit the region tomorrow.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “It is predicted that the wind could reach 80 kilometres per hour which may cause wave action to reach heights up to 2 metres, potentially resulting in shoreline...