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QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVES FLOOD WATCH FOR RIVERS THROUGHOUT WATERSHED

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION REMOVES FLOOD WATCH FOR RIVERS THROUGHOUT WATERSHED
Major river systems and tributaries including the Moira, Salmon, and Napanee Rivers have continued to decline since reaching their spring peaks at the end of April.
There is no risk of flooding at this time.
Staff will continue to monitor conditions and will provide an update if forecasts and conditions change. For current water levels or to report any observations of flooding, residents are encouraged...

UPDATE #1 FOR FLOOD WATCH ON LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, May 03, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2019
UPDATE #1 FOR FLOOD WATCH ON LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to rise at least 14 cm throughout the upcoming week. Water levels will continue to rise before peaking in late May or early June.
As of May 2, 2019, Lake Ontario was recorded at 47 cm above average for this time of year, which is 13 cm below the recorded level for May 2, 2017. This amount is 43 cm below the peak in 2017.
Lake Ontario water levels are influenced by uncontrolled,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES MOIRA, SALMON, AND NAPANEE RIVER WATERSHEDS TO FLOOD WATCH

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES MOIRA, SALMON, AND NAPANEE RIVER WATERSHEDS TO FLOOD WATCH
The Quinte Conservation Watershed received approximately 20 mm of rain on Friday, April 26, which was lower than forecasted. This amount of precipitation did not increase water levels on the Moira River. The Salmon and Napanee Rivers responded to the rainfall and water levels have since peaked.
All water levels on rivers and inland lakes throughout the watershed have peaked....

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 29, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Yesterday, Lake Ontario’s water levels were 38 cm above average for this time of year.
There is a 50 per cent chance that water levels will rise another 15 cm, or greater, throughout the next week.
Inflow from Lake Erie, local inflow, and downstream flooding are contributing to the rise in Lake Ontario water levels.
Lake Erie was recorded yesterday with record highs for this time of year....

FLOOD WARNING UPDATE #1 FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2019
FLOOD WARNING UPDATE #1 FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
The flood warning issued for the Quinte Conservation Watershed on April 22, 2019 remains in effect. This update is to inform municipalities and the public on the changing conditions expected throughout the watershed over the next week.
Widespread rainfall ranging from 25 mm to over 50 mm has been forecasted for the Quinte Watershed on Friday, April 26. The amount of rain expected varies by location. It is...