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RECENT RAINFALL NOT ENOUGH TO BRING QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS OUT OF LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2016
RECENT RAINFALL NOT ENOUGH TO BRING QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS OUT OF LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION
While some areas in the Quinte Conservation watershed received a significant amount of rain over the last five days it hasn’t been enough to lift the area out of a Level 3 Low Water Condition. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Over the last five days Belleville received the most rainfall in the watershed with approximately 70 millimetres, or 3...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 3 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams. This is the most severe low water level. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received approximately 35% of average rainfall across the watershed in July. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 3 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams. This is the most severe low water level. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received approximately 35% of average rainfall across the watershed in July. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly...

LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2016
LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN
Recent rainfall across Quinte has had no impact on low water conditions. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Over Sunday and Monday we received an average of 5 millimetres of rain across the watershed. Belleville received the most with 10 millimetres, while areas like Tweed received only about one millimeter. This has done nothing to help the current low water situation. We need between...

LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2016
LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN
Recent rainfall across Quinte has had no impact on low water conditions. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Over Sunday and Monday we received an average of 5 millimetres of rain across the watershed. Belleville received the most with 10 millimetres, while areas like Tweed received only about one millimeter. This has done nothing to help the current low water situation. We need between...