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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...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received approximately 50% of average rainfall across the watershed over the past three months. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly lower than they would...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received approximately 50% of average rainfall across the watershed over the past three months. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly lower than they would...

WATER FLOWS IN MOIRA RIVER ARE SO LOW QUINTE CONSERVATION IS NOT ABLE TO GENERATE POWER AT THE MCLEOD DAM

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2016
WATER FLOWS IN MOIRA RIVER ARE SO LOW QUINTE CONSERVATION IS NOT ABLE TO GENERATE POWER AT THE MCLEOD DAM
Quinte Conservation has stopped generating hydroelectric power at the McLeod Dam due to low flows in the Moira River. The McLeod Dam is located on the Moira River in Belleville beside Cannifton Road, just north of College Street. Quinte Conservation General Manager Terry Murphy says, “This is the first time in many years that we have not been able to generate...