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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...

QUINTE CONSERVATION SAYS GREEN LAWNS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS DRINKING WATER

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION SAYS GREEN LAWNS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS DRINKING WATER
With no end in sight to the dry hot weather Quinte Conservation is telling local residents it’s time to get serious about conserving water. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Based on our monitoring and the phone calls we have received, water levels are low everywhere – not just in the rivers and lakes, but also water under the ground. People on wells rely on this underground water for their...

QUINTE CONSERVATION SAYS GREEN LAWNS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS DRINKING WATER

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION SAYS GREEN LAWNS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS DRINKING WATER
With no end in sight to the dry hot weather Quinte Conservation is telling local residents it’s time to get serious about conserving water. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Based on our monitoring and the phone calls we have received, water levels are low everywhere – not just in the rivers and lakes, but also water under the ground. People on wells rely on this underground water for their...