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QUINTE CONSERVATION SAYS GREEN LAWNS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS DRINKING WATER

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION SAYS GREEN LAWNS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS DRINKING WATER
With no end in sight to the dry hot weather Quinte Conservation is telling local residents it’s time to get serious about conserving water. General Manager Terry Murphy says, “Based on our monitoring and the phone calls we have received, water levels are low everywhere – not just in the rivers and lakes, but also water under the ground. People on wells rely on this underground water for their...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received approximately 50% of average rainfall across the watershed over the past three months. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly lower than they would...

QUINTE CONSERVATION WARNING LOW WATER CONDITIONS WILL BECOME WORSE

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION WARNING LOW WATER CONDITIONS WILL BECOME WORSE
Rainfall has been in short supply over the Quinte region throughout the spring and into the summer. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received approximately 50% of average rainfall across the watershed over the past three months. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly lower than they would normally be for this time of year. Flows in the Moira,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ADVISING RESIDENTS ABOUT LOCAL LAKE CONDITIONS

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2016
QUINTE CONSERVATION ADVISING RESIDENTS ABOUT LOCAL LAKE CONDITIONS
Residents may be noticing current lake levels are lower than normal for this time of year and algae growth is higher. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “The conditions we are seeing now are more typical of late summer and combined with recent high temperatures have created ideal circumstances for algae blooms in many local lakes. It is likely these conditions will persist until we receive...

LAKE AND RIVER LEVELS STILL LOW IN QUINTE REGION

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2016
LAKE AND RIVER LEVELS STILL LOW IN QUINTE REGION
Rainfall has been in short supply over the Quinte region this spring. Quinte Conservation Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We have received less than 70% of average rainfall for the past three months and less than 40% of average rainfall for the month of May. This means that some lake and river levels are visibly lower than they would normally be for this time of year. Flows in the Moira, Napanee and...