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QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #8

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #8
Lake Ontario’s outflows have been maintained at 10,400 cubic metres per second since June 13th, which is longer than in 2017 when outflows of this rate occurred from June 14th to August 7th. Outflows are expected to remain at 10,400 cubic metres per second until water levels on Lake Ontario reach 75.5 metres. The outflows will slowly decline as water levels drop below...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #7

Posted on Friday, August 02, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #7
Lake Ontario’s water level remains at a record high for this time of year. The peak of 75.92 metres was last recorded on June 15th. Water levels have been declining and are expected to continue to slowly decline at a rate slightly less than 1 cm per day throughout the summer. The rate of decline will primarily depend on rainfall.
Record high inflows from Lake Erie are...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6

Posted on Friday, July 05, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #6
Lake Ontario’s water level has been slowly declining at a rate slightly less than 1 cm per day. As of July 3, 2019 the water level was recorded at 75.88 m, which is below this year’s peak by 4 cm and the lowest level recorded since the end of May 2019.
Lake Ontario is expected to continue its slow decline in water levels over the next few weeks. As warm weather and drier...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #5

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #5
Lake Ontario experienced significant rainfall on June 20, 2019. As of June 19, the average Lake Ontario water level was recorded at 75.90 metres. This level is 2 cm above the 2017 peak and 2 cm below the highest 2019 water level.
High wind and waves can cause shoreline erosion and wave uprush. Residents are advised to check local forecasts for warnings.
Water levels are...

QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #3

Posted on Thursday, June 06, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION MAINTAINS FLOOD WARNING FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE – UPDATE #3
Lake Ontario has surpassed the record daily peak of 2017 by 3 cm and is now at 75.91 m. Water levels are at or near its peak level for the spring.
It is expected that water levels will remain stable or decline slightly during the coming week. Under the wettest modelling scenario there is a chance that water levels may increase up to 3 cm.
Water levels will generally continue...