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QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE QUINTE WATERSHED

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT FOR THE QUINTE WATERSHED
Quinte Conservation and this region’s Low Water Response Team (LWRT) have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Quinte Watershed.
There has been a significant shift in precipitation patterns over the last three months. Since early May, below normal precipitation has persisted which has resulted in dry conditions with a noticeable decline in stream flows.
Water supplies...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Quinte Conservation Watershed including the regions of the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon Rivers as well as all of Prince Edward County.
Despite higher than average water levels on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario, minimal precipitation throughout the last few months has contributed to lower than average groundwater and surface water conditions throughout...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT

Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITIONS STATEMENT
A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Quinte Conservation Watershed including the regions of the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon Rivers as well as all of Prince Edward County.
Despite high water levels on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario, minimal precipitation throughout the last few months has contributed to lower than average groundwater and surface water conditions throughout the...

LOW WATER CONDITION IMPROVING THROUGHOUT QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2018
LOW WATER CONDITION IMPROVING THROUGHOUT QUINTE CONSERVATION WATERSHED
Low water conditions throughout the Moira, Prince Edward, and lower portions of the Napanee and Salmon River Watersheds have returned to normal, as recent rain has helped to improve streamflow and groundwater levels.
Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “Fall rains and reduced evapotranspiration (the process where water is transported from plants and the ground to the air)...

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...