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April 8, 2023 - QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WARNING - UPDATE #1

Posted on Saturday, April 08, 2023 11:29 AM

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WARNING FOR MOIRA RIVER AND NAPANEE RIVERWATERSHEDS – UPDATE #1

Water levels on the Moira River from Stoco Lake to Corbyville are continuing to rise and are expected to peak by Sunday, April 9th. Quinte Conservation forecasts that water levels in this section of the river will be comparable to those of 2017.

Residents who need sand and/or sandbags should contact their municipality or visit their local hardware store. Information on how to sandbag can be found in...

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April 6, 2023 - QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WARNING

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 01:18 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 6, 2023

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WARNING FOR MOIRA RIVER AND NAPANEE RIVER WATERSHEDS

Yesterday’s rainfall of approximately 40 millimetres, along with significant snowmelt have caused a sharp rise in water levels on the upper Moira, Black, Skootamatta, Salmon, and Napanee Rivers. Lake levels in the northern regions of the watershed have also responded quickly to the rainfall.

Over the weekend, rivers and lakes in the upper portion of the watershed will...

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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT - FLOOD OUTLOOK (UPDATE #1)

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 01:27 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2023

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT - FLOOD OUTLOOK (UPDATE #1) DUE TO WARMING TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL

Rainfall this weekend and warm temperatures next week will increase snowmelt in the northern regions of the Quinte Conservation Watershed. Rivers are currently elevated due to runoff from earlier this month. Watercourses will begin to rise again this weekend.

Although widespread flooding is not expected this weekend, Quinte...

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March 23, 2023 - Flood Outlook

Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023 01:55 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2023

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT - FLOOD OUTLOOK DUE TO WARMING TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL

Weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed predict 20-25 mm of rainfall from Saturday to Sunday, with above zero temperatures expected until Monday. These spring like weather conditions will trigger this year’s spring freshet. Water levels are rising on rivers and creeks, the first peak is anticipated by mid next week. The spring...

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QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS DEC. 21, 2022 WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2022 01:18 PM

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December 29, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO EXTENDED PERIODS OR WARMING TEMPERATURES AND RAIN

Quinte Conservation is extending the December 21, 2022, Water Safety Statement due to above freezing temperatures and forecasted rain. The above normal temperatures will produce sustained melting conditions. Forecasted rain in the amounts of 20-30 mm will accelerate the melt of the existing snowpack and will create additional runoff into watercourses.

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