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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...

RECENT RAINFALL NOT ENOUGH TO BRING QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS OUT OF LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2016
RECENT RAINFALL NOT ENOUGH TO BRING QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WATERSHEDS OUT OF LEVEL 3 LOW WATER CONDITION
While some areas in the Quinte Conservation watershed received a significant amount of rain over the last five 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 last five days Belleville received the most rainfall in the watershed with approximately 70 millimetres, or 3...

NEW ROAD SIGNS HELP TO PROTECT MUNICIPAL DRINKING WATER SOURCES

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2016
NEW ROAD SIGNS HELP TO PROTECT MUNICIPAL DRINKING WATER SOURCES
Keep your eyes open for the new Drinking Water Protection Zone road signs now up in the Quinte Region. The new signs are appearing across Ontario to raise awareness about protecting drinking water sources and public health.
The signs identify zones along frequently travelled roads where pollution spills could have a significant impact on our municipal drinking water sources. They are part of Ontario’s...

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...

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...