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March 26, 2021 Watershed Conditions Statement

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 09:18 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 26, 2021

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT DUE TO FORECAST RAIN AND WARM TEMPERATURES

Short-term weather forecasts are calling for rainfall amounts of between 35 to 40 millimetres between Friday and Sunday, with the heaviest rain on Friday. If the rainfall occurs as forecast, water levels and flows will increase significantly again across the Quinte Watershed. As such, a WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT is being issued due the possibility of nuisance...

SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2020
SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Quinte Conservation has downgraded the Flood Watch issued on May 15th for Lake Ontario and The Bay of Quinte to a Shoreline Conditions Statement.
Quinte Conservation uses lake elevation measurements of 75.3 m to determine a general flood line above which some properties will begin to be affected by water over the bank of the shoreline. As the lake level is now below this elevation and is...

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

Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 15, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR LAKE
ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
The rise in Lake Ontario’s water level has slowed and is likely to be nearing its seasonal peak. Water levels
declined 3 cm during the cool, dry conditions this past week, but heavy rain is forecast in the coming days
and levels are likely to stabilize or slightly increase again this coming week. Lake Ontario remains on track
to peak in the coming week, well below the record-highs of...

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

Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD WATCH FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to continue to rise over the coming month. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board has forecasted that if the weather conditions continue within normal ranges for this time of year, the water levels are predicted to reach 75.3 m this week and reach peak levels in mid-May around 75.56 metres. This is below the peak of 75.88 metres seen in 2017...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 27, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK
STATEMENT
Above seasonal warm temperatures have been forecasted for the next 10 days, with a storm system
delivering 25-35 mm of rain expected to start Saturday and continue through to Monday. It is predicted
that higher temperatures and rain will contribute to the total melt out of the remaining snow pack in the
northern regions of the Moira watershed (north of HWY 7) within this timeframe. Although almost all
snow and ice...