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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT

Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Quinte Conservation Watershed including the regions of the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon Rivers as well as all of Prince Edward County.
Despite high water levels on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario, minimal precipitation throughout the last few months has contributed to lower than average groundwater and surface water conditions throughout the...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #8

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #8
Lake Ontario’s outflows have been maintained at 10,400 cubic metres per second since June 13th, which is longer than in 2017 when outflows of this rate occurred from June 14th to August 7th. Outflows are expected to remain at 10,400 cubic metres per second until water levels on Lake Ontario reach 75.5 metres. The outflows will slowly decline as water levels drop below...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #7

Posted on Friday, August 02, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #7
Lake Ontario’s water level remains at a record high for this time of year. The peak of 75.92 metres was last recorded on June 15th. Water levels have been declining and are expected to continue to slowly decline at a rate slightly less than 1 cm per day throughout the summer. The rate of decline will primarily depend on rainfall.
Record high inflows from Lake Erie are...

QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE EVENTS ARE COMING TO THREE LOCAL COMMUNITIES THIS AUGUST!

Posted on Thursday, August 01, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 1, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE EVENTS ARE COMING TO THREE LOCAL COMMUNITIES THIS AUGUST!
Quinte Conservation will be holding a Wild About Wildlife day from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm on:
 Wednesday, August 7th at Potter’s Creek Conservation Area, Belleville ON
 Thursday, August 8th at Centre Hastings Skate Park, Madoc ON
 Friday, August 9th at Conservation Park, Napanee ON
Conservation Education Coordinator, Maya Navrot, says, “These events are great opportunities...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6
Lake Ontario’s water level has been slowly declining at a rate slightly less than 1 cm per day. As of July 3, 2019 the water level was recorded at 75.88 m, which is below this year’s peak by 4 cm and the lowest level recorded since the end of May 2019.
Lake Ontario is expected to continue its slow decline in water levels over the next few weeks. As warm weather and drier...