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2022 - 12 - 21 Water Safety Statement

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 10:20 AM

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December 21, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER SYSTEM BRINGING LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL

Weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed predict 40 - 60 mm of rainfall, followed by wet snow from Thursday to Friday, with falling temperatures bringing sudden freezing conditions.

Runoff from rain and snow melt will create a quick rise in water levels on major creeks and rivers; however, they are not forecasted to over top their...

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2022 - 06 - 15 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 12:10 PM

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June 15, 2022

WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND SEASONALLY HIGH WATER LEVELS

Three large rain events over the last two weeks have contributed to approximately a month’s worth of rain throughout the Quinte Watershed. This has resulted in seasonally high water levels across the region’s lakes and river systems. In some areas, water levels are comparable to spring averages.

The current forecast shows limited rainfall...

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2022 - 04 - 08 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Friday, April 08, 2022 01:19 PM

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April 8, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES WATERSHED CONDITIONS TO A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

The spring freshet has come and largely dissipated in Quinte Conservation’s larger river systems. Since last Sunday, river flows have steadily declined from their highest point, and if current weather conditions persist, these flows will continue to slow with little chance of water levels overtopping their banks in the coming weeks. Snowmelt has been occurring over the last several...

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March 25, 2022-Flood Outlook Statement Extended (1)

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2022 12:34 PM

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March 25, 2022

QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS FLOOD OUTLOOK DUE TO ONGOING SPRING FRESHETS

This media release is an extension of the March 16th Flood Outlook Statement.

Weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed predict dry but warm conditions from Friday to Sunday, with warming temperatures expected to stay above zero until Monday. Long range forecasts indicate above zero daytime temperatures moving forward, with nighttime freezing conditions becoming sporadic.

The...

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2022- 03 - 16 Flood Outlook Statement

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 03:04 PM

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March 16, 2022


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

Weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed predict 20-25 mm of rainfall from Friday to Sunday, with warming temperatures expected to stay above zero until Monday.

Runoff from rain and snow melt will create a quick rise in water levels on major creeks and rivers; however, they are not forecasted to over top their banks at this time. It is projected that this...