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FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR MOIRA, NAPANEE AND SALMON RIVER WATERSHEDS

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2016
FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR MOIRA, NAPANEE AND SALMON RIVER WATERSHEDS
The Flood Warning issued by Quinte Conservation on Sunday remains in effect for the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon River watersheds. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We expect that water flows and levels will remain high for the next week and have the potential to get worse if we receive a large amount of rainfall in the next few days.”
McClure adds, “Weather forecasts for the next...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD WARNING

Posted on Sunday, April 03, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD WARNING
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Warning due to high flows and water levels in local rivers. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “In the Moira River system the flows in the northern region, such as Actinolite and Tweed, have peaked. The Moira River at Foxboro should peak in the next couple of days. The Napanee and Salmon Rivers are approaching their peaks and will remain high for an extended period of time.”
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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT DUE TO HEAVY RAIN

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT DUE TO HEAVY RAIN
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Outlook Statement due to heavy rain. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Areas in our watershed north of highway 7 could see 60 millimetres of rain fall today. Flows in our river systems are still a little high and will get higher between now and early next week.”
McClure adds, “Water levels could get higher than they have so far this season....

ORDER A RAIN BARREL FROM QUINTE CONSERVATION TO SUPPORT ADOPT AN ACRE

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2016
ORDER A RAIN BARREL FROM QUINTE CONSERVATION TO SUPPORT ADOPT AN ACRE
Rain barrels are available for order on the Quinte Conservation website (QuinteConservation.ca) until April 15 to support the Adopt An Acre program. Communications Manager Jennifer May-Anderson says, “This rain barrel sale is a win-win for the local environment. Rain barrels help to provide free irrigation for gardens as well as reduce harmful runoff into our local waterways and buying a rain...

QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATER SAFETY STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MARCH 21

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 11, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATER SAFETY STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MARCH 21
Quinte Conservation’s Water Safety Statement remains in effect until March 21. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “While we don’t expect any flooding, we want the public to be aware of the safety concerns surrounding spring melt conditions.”
McClure adds, “Over the next week we should experience a typical spring runoff with ponding of water in low lying areas and some nuisance...