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QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL IN LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL IN LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN
While areas in the Quinte Conservation watershed received a good amount of rain over the past several days it hasn’t been enough to lift the area out of a Level 3 Low Water Condition. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Over the past week Prince Edward County and the Salmon and Napanee River watersheds received about 80 millimetres of rain. The northern...

QUINTE CONSERVATION WORKING IN THE MOIRA RIVER IN BELLEVILLE NEXT WEEK

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 29, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION WORKING IN THE MOIRA RIVER IN
BELLEVILLE NEXT WEEK
Quinte Conservation is taking advantage of low water levels to do some work in the Moira River
next week just below the McLeod Dam in Belleville. General Manager Terry Murphy says,
“People will notice some heavy equipment in the bed of the Moira River next week. We have
received all the necessary permits for the work which will improve water flow for the hydro dam
and also improve fish habitat.”
Quinte...

QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL IN LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION IN SPITE OF WEEKEND RAIN

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS STILL IN LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION IN SPITE OF WEEKEND RAIN
While some areas in the Quinte Conservation watershed received a good amount of rain over the weekend it hasn’t been enough to lift the area out of a Level 3 Low Water Condition. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Over the weekend the Picton area received 35 millimetres of rain – the most in the watershed. Most areas received less than 25 millimetres...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 3 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams. This is the most severe low water level. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received approximately 35% of average rainfall across the watershed in July. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly...

LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2016
LOW WATER CONDITIONS PERSIST ACROSS QUINTE IN SPITE OF RECENT RAIN
Recent rainfall across Quinte has had no impact on low water conditions. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “Over Sunday and Monday we received an average of 5 millimetres of rain across the watershed. Belleville received the most with 10 millimetres, while areas like Tweed received only about one millimeter. This has done nothing to help the current low water situation. We need between...