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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...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT
Temperatures across the Quinte Conservation watershed for the weekend and into next week are forecast to be above normal. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “These mild temperatures will further degrade local ice conditions in the Quinte Conservation watershed and we are urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Ice that was safe earlier may be thinner due to unseasonably...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS

Posted on Wednesday, January 04, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS
Recent mild temperatures and rainfall have degraded local ice conditions in the Quinte Conservation watershed. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Quinte Conservation is urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Ice that was safe earlier may be thinner due to the recent rain.”
Murphy adds, “We are advising local residents to stay off all ice covered...