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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...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT FORECAST RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT CONDITIONS

Posted on Monday, March 07, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT FORECAST RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT CONDITIONS
Quinte Conservation has issued a Water Safety Statement for the region due to higher temperatures and rain in the forecast. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “The next few days will bring higher temperatures that won’t dip below freezing even overnight. There is still some snow in the northern parts of our watershed, but that will likely all be gone by...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT RISING WATER AND LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT RISING WATER AND LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS
Recent rainfall has caused water levels to rise and increased flows in local rivers and streams in the Quinte Conservation watershed.
Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “There may be some nuisance flooding of low-lying areas, but no serious flooding is expected. Residents should take care to monitor their sump pumps and ensure they are...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT RISING WATER AND LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 13, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT RISING WATER AND LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS
Rain that fell over the weekend has caused flows in local lakes, rivers and streams in the Quinte Conservation watershed to rise to above normal levels for this time of year. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Our area received between 30 and 40 millimetres of rain over the weekend. The rain and melting snow have caused the flows and...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ABOUT LOCAL ICE CONDITIONS
Ice is starting to form on local rivers, streams, lakes and the Bay of Quinte due to recent cold conditions. Quinte Conservation does not measure ice thickness for recreational activities. Quinte Conservation General Manager Terry Murphy says, “In spite of the cold spell it is unlikely that local ice conditions are safe for any recreational activity. Warmer temperatures are forecast for...