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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...

WATER FLOWS IN MOIRA RIVER ARE SO LOW QUINTE CONSERVATION IS NOT ABLE TO GENERATE POWER AT THE MCLEOD DAM

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2016 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2016
WATER FLOWS IN MOIRA RIVER ARE SO LOW QUINTE CONSERVATION IS NOT ABLE TO GENERATE POWER AT THE MCLEOD DAM
Quinte Conservation has stopped generating hydroelectric power at the McLeod Dam due to low flows in the Moira River. The McLeod Dam is located on the Moira River in Belleville beside Cannifton Road, just north of College Street. Quinte Conservation General Manager Terry Murphy says, “This is the first time in many years that we have not been able to generate...

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 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...