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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 10, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGHOUT
THE REGION
Local weather forecasts are predicting 40-50 mm of mixed precipitation, including rain changing to
freezing rain, throughout the Quinte Conservation Watershed Friday night into Sunday. With frozen
ground cover and low snow coverage, creeks, streams, and rivers will rise rapidly in response to rain and
runoff.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 26, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to a Gale Warning in effect, which forecasts strong winds and high waves.
According to the Environment Canada Marine Forecast, Gale force winds exceeding 70 km/h are expected throughout the region late this afternoon and into Wednesday afternoon, along with high waves building up to...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 26, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to a Gale Warning in effect, which forecasts strong winds and high waves.
According to the Environment Canada Marine Forecast, Gale force winds exceeding 70 km/h are expected throughout the region late this afternoon and into Wednesday afternoon, along with high waves building up to...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 21 TO 22, 2019

Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 21 TO 22, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to forecasts of strong winds, rain, and high waves.
According to Environment Canada, high winds, possibly exceeding 40 km/h and gusts up to 80 km/h are expected throughout the region overnight and into Friday morning, along with 5 mm of rain. High waves reaching up to 4 metres have also...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 21 TO 22, 2019

Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 21 TO 22, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to forecasts of strong winds, rain, and high waves.
According to Environment Canada, high winds, possibly exceeding 40 km/h and gusts up to 80 km/h are expected throughout the region overnight and into Friday morning, along with 5 mm of rain. High waves reaching up to 4 metres have also...