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QUINTE CONSERVATION CANCELS FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Thursday, October 17, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION CANCELS FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario water levels have returned to a normal seasonal high for this time of year. Levels are expected to continue declining over the next few weeks with sustained high outflows.
The International Joint Commission will continue releasing high outflows from Lake Ontario while considering all the interests within the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence system.
Watershed residents are reminded...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES TO A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION SEEKS INPUT ON 2019 HIGH WATER IMPACTS

Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 3, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION DOWNGRADES TO A FLOOD OUTLOOK
FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION
SEEKS INPUT ON 2019 HIGH WATER IMPACTS
The International Joint Commission (IJC) through the Great Lakes –St. Lawrence River Adaptive
Management Committee is now calling on residents impacted by flooding events in 2019 to express their
concerns by sharing comments and photos through the organization’s online survey.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “The...

FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 15, 2019

Posted on Monday, September 30, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2019
FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 15, 2019
Quinte Conservation will be conducting the annual fall dam draw down in the Moira and Napanee regions on, or after, Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Shoreline residents can expect changing water levels above and below the following structures:
 Skootamatta Lake Dam
 Downey's Rapids Weir below Moira Lake
 Caton's Weir below Stoco Lake
 Lingham Lake Dam
 Deerock Lake Dam
 O’Hara Mill Dam
 Upper Arden Dam below Big Clear...

MINISTRY APPROVES AMENDMENTS TO THE QUINTE REGION SOURCE PROTECTION PLAN FOR AREAS OF MADOC, BELLEVILLE, AND PICTON

Posted on Friday, September 20, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2019
MINISTRY APPROVES AMENDMENTS TO THE QUINTE REGION SOURCE PROTECTION PLAN FOR AREAS OF MADOC, BELLEVILLE, AND PICTON
The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks approved amendments to the Quinte Region Source Protection Plan, Assessment Report and Explanatory Document in September 2019. The amendment includes:
 Expanded and revised water quality protection areas around the existing intakes of the Belleville and Picton drinking water systems
 A revised...

QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION FOR THE MOIRA, NAPANEE, AND SALMON WATERSHEDS

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2019
QUINTE CONSERVATION DECLARES LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION FOR THE MOIRA, NAPANEE, AND SALMON WATERSHEDS
Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition in the Moira, Napanee, and Salmon River Watersheds due to lack of rainfall and low flows throughout the region. Prince Edward Region Watershed remains in a Level 1 Low Water Condition.
Quinte Conservation Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “Forecasts...