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FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT- LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY RESULT FROM HEAVY RAINFALL

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 2, 2017
FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT- LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY
RESULT FROM HEAVY RAINFALL
Over the past week the Quinte Conservation Watershed received over 70mm of rainfall, Quinte
Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “All this rain has elevated stream flows
and has saturated the ground, which means that any heavy rainfall received today and over the next few
days may cause localized flooding of ditches, small creeks, and low lying areas.”
McClure adds, “Residents...

QUINTE CONSERVATION HAS REMOVED THE FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION HAS REMOVED THE FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Water levels have been lowering steadily since June and although they are high for this time of year, there is no longer a concern for flooding.

FLOOD WATCH FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO SHORELINES IN THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2017
FLOOD WATCH FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO SHORELINES IN THE QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation is downgrading from a flood warning to a flood watch for the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario Shorelines within the Quinte Conservation Watershed.
Lake Ontario water levels have declined more than 60 centimetres since the lake peaked near the end of May. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Most residential dwellings...

HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE NAPANEE WATERSHED HAS PROMPTED DAM OPERATIONS

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2017
HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE NAPANEE WATERSHED HAS PROMPTED DAM OPERATIONS.
Significant amounts of rain received in the Napanee Watershed have caused beaver dams to collapse, prompting dam operations. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Quinte Conservation is operating dams in the Napanee Watershed to alleviate the impacts of significant amounts of localized rain received over night and into Monday. Residents may experience changing water levels which may...

QUINTE CONSERVATION FLOOD WARNING REMAINS FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2017
QUINTE CONSERVATION FLOOD WARNING REMAINS FOR BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
A Flood Warning remains in effect for shorelines on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario in the Quinte Conservation watersheds. Based on the best available information from the federal government it appears Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte may peak within a week. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “As long as there is minimal rainfall we could see a peak on Lake Ontario and...