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February 16, 2022 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 11:01 AM

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February 16, 2022

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 snow, throughout the Quinte Conservation Watershed Wednesday night and throughout Thursday. Creeks, streams, and rivers will rise rapidly in response to rain and runoff in areas with low snow coverage.

Runoff from rain and snow melt will create a quick...

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December 10, 2021 - Water Safety Statement

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2021 10:42 AM

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December 10, 2021

The Quinte Watershed is forecasted to receive 25 mm or more of rain over the weekend. That, coupled with very mild temperatures, will melt snow and create runoff, causing elevated river flows and swelling in streams and rivers.

Some isolated nuisance flooding is likely around small watercourses, urban areas, and ditches.

The Prince Edward County Watershed has received above average lake effect precipitation in recent weeks and is currently experiencing...

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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE MOIRA REGION

Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 01:30 PM

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September 27, 2021

A widespread large rain event that occurred late last week brought, on average, 70 mm of precipitation to the Quinte region Watersheds. Some regions north of HWY 7, in particular the Black River watershed, received over 130 mm of rain. This significant rainfall resulted in a rapid rise in flows in the Black River, and to a lesser extent the Upper Moira, and Skootamatta Rivers.

All lakes and rivers in the upper Moira watershed reached their peak over the weekend...

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September 21, 2021 QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:16 PM

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September 21, 2021

A slow moving frontal system stretching from Sarnia to North Bay will be traveling into the region today. With moisture being drawn from the Gulf of Mexico, significant rainfall and unsettled weather conditions are anticipated for the next several days.

Local weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed are predicting 50-60 mm of widespread precipitation and sustained high winds exceeding 20 km/hr with expected gusts of 50 km/hr, starting Tuesday...

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March 26, 2021 Watershed Conditions Statement

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 09:18 AM

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March 26, 2021

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT DUE TO FORECAST RAIN AND WARM TEMPERATURES

Short-term weather forecasts are calling for rainfall amounts of between 35 to 40 millimetres between Friday and Sunday, with the heaviest rain on Friday. If the rainfall occurs as forecast, water levels and flows will increase significantly again across the Quinte Watershed. As such, a WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT is being issued due the possibility of nuisance...