QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION
Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 12:00 AM
January 10, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
DUE TO LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGHOUT
Local weather forecasts are predicting 40-50 mm of mixed precipitation, including rain changing to
freezing rain, throughout the Quinte Conservation Watershed Friday night into Sunday. With frozen
ground cover and low snow coverage, creeks, streams, and rivers will rise rapidly in response to rain and
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says,...
Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:00 AM
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 26 TO 28, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to a Gale Warning in effect, which forecasts strong winds and high waves.
According to the Environment Canada Marine Forecast, Gale force winds exceeding 70 km/h are expected throughout the region late this afternoon and into Wednesday afternoon, along with high waves building up to...
Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:00 AM
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NOVEMBER 21 TO 22, 2019
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte due to forecasts of strong winds, rain, and high waves.
According to Environment Canada, high winds, possibly exceeding 40 km/h and gusts up to 80 km/h are expected throughout the region overnight and into Friday morning, along with 5 mm of rain. High waves reaching up to 4 metres have also...
Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 AM
LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS
Recent rainfall and improved stream flows mean the Quinte Conservation watersheds are no longer in a Low Water Condition warning. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Technician, Dave Eastcott says, “We are still concerned for the water levels in the area and will continue to monitor precipitation and stream flows. We will need a lot of snow over the winter and a good spring runoff to return our groundwater...
Posted on Friday, November 01, 2019 12:00 AM
ADOPT AN ACRE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON AND SUPPORT LOCAL NATURAL SPACES
Quinte Conservation’s popular Adopt an Acre program is back starting November 1, 2019 and the proceeds from your adoption support Quinte Conservation’s local natural spaces.
CAO Brad McNevin says, “Donations from this year’s campaign will be supporting public conservation areas throughout the watershed. We look forward to creating a better experience for our visitors through improvements and maintenance...