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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER UPDATE

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2018
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER UPDATE
A Level 2 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Salmon River Watershed. The Moira, Napanee, and Prince Edward Watersheds remain in a Level 1 Low Water Condition.
Localized rains over the last few weeks have helped to relieve some stress in areas. Recent rainfall has helped to revitalize grass and vegetation, but has had a minimal impact on water flows and levels.
Groundwater levels remain low in areas as intense...

UPDATE: LOW WATER CONDITIONS IN THE QUINTE REGION PERSIST

Posted on Friday, August 03, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2018
UPDATE: LOW WATER CONDITIONS IN THE QUINTE REGION PERSIST
Localized storms have caused variable conditions throughout the Quinte Region. Minimal amounts of rain have occurred over portions of the Quinte Region during the last couple of weeks. Quinte Conservation Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “The recent rain has not been enough to help our current low water conditions. Flows in the Moira, Skootamatta, Black and Salmon Rivers as well as...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2018
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for regions in the upper Moira Tributaries (Black and Skootamatta Rivers), as well as for the Napanee and Salmon River watersheds.
With little to no rain forecasted over the next couple of weeks, Quinte Conservation would like to remind the public that this is a good time to start conserving water. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says,...

LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS – BUT LEVELS STILL NOT BACK TO NORMAL

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2017 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2017
LOW WATER WARNINGS ENDED FOR QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHEDS – BUT LEVELS STILL NOT BACK TO NORMAL
Recent rainfall and improved stream flows mean the Quinte Conservation watersheds are no longer in a Low Water Condition warning. Quinte Conservation General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Removing the warning does not mean that water supply levels have returned to normal for all people in the watershed. We are still hearing reports that some residents have wells that...

WATER LEVELS IN QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL BELOW NORMAL

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2016
WATER LEVELS IN QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL BELOW NORMAL
The water situation in the Quinte Conservation watersheds has improved somewhat after some sporadic fall rains and recent snowfall. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Streamflows have improved recently as have groundwater levels. However, this does not mean that our water supply situation is good. Conditions are still not back to normal for this time of year.”
The local environmental organization...