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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 6, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Outlook Statement for the Moira, Napanee, and Prince Edward Watersheds. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “With the rain we have received and what is in the forecast we can expect that smaller creeks and streams may overspill their banks. Larger rivers should be able to handle the rain with no major impacts. Properties that usually get wet in the spring may already be wet,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR THE MOIRA RIVER WATERSHED

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR THE MOIRA RIVER WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation has extended a Flood Outlook Statement for the Moira River, Black River near Actinolite, and the Skootamatta River. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “While these rivers are running high, residents can expect water levels below a typical spring runoff. This means properties that usually get wet in the spring may already be wet, or could expect water to encroach...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR THE MOIRA RIVER WATERSHED

Posted on Friday, March 03, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT FOR THE MOIRA RIVER WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation has issued a Flood Outlook Statement for the Moira River, Black River near Actinolite, and the Skootamatta River. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Forecasts show there is the potential for 45 millimetres of rain across the watershed on Monday and Tuesday. There is still snow north of Highway 7 and this will melt next week as temperatures increase.”
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QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation is extending the Water Safety Statement into next week due to forecast rain. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Right now the ground is saturated from recent rains. This means the rain will run off into our waterways. Local lake levels will rise and people will see increased levels and flow in local rivers and streams. Some nuisance flooding may be seen in low lying areas.”
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QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, February 24, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION EXTENDS WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Quinte Conservation is extending the Water Safety Statement into next week due to forecast rain and above seasonal temperatures over the weekend. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We are urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Parents and caregivers should remind children about the dangers of playing on or near ice covered surfaces or fast flowing...