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QUINTE CONSERVATION RESPONDS TO COVID-19

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION RESPONDS TO COVID-19
In light of changing health concerns related to the Covid-19 Virus, and following the lead of local health units, as well as provincial and federal leaders, Quinte Conservation staff are taking extra precautions to slow the spread of the virus by closing the office to the public until April 6, 2020. Any scheduled site visits, events, and meetings will be reviewed on a case by case basis. The current flood risk is low; however,...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to continue to rise into the spring. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board has forecasted that if the weather conditions continue within normal ranges for this time of year, the water levels are predicted to reach 75.3 m by the week of April 10 and reach peak levels in mid-May around 75.45 metres. This is well below the peak of 75.88 metres...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A FLOOD OUTLOOK FOR LAKE ONTARIO AND THE BAY OF QUINTE
Lake Ontario is expected to continue to rise into the spring. The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board has forecasted that if the weather conditions continue within normal ranges for this time of year, the water levels are predicted to reach 75.3 m by the week of April 10 and reach peak levels in mid-May around 75.45 metres. This is well below the peak of 75.88 metres...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NORTH SHORE LAKE ONTARIO DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND WAVES

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT FOR NORTH SHORE LAKE ONTARIO DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND WAVES
Local weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed are predicting a weather system that will bring sustained strong winds across Lake Ontario beginning Wednesday and continuing into Friday. Winds are forecasted to reach 50 km/hr by late Wednesday, increasing in intensity with gusts up to 80-100 km/hr for most of Thursday. Winds are expected...

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO MILD WEATHER WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION

Posted on Friday, January 24, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2020
QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATER SAFETY STATEMENT DUE TO MILD WEATHER WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE REGION
Local weather forecasts for the Quinte Conservation Watershed are predicting 20-40 mm of mixed precipitation, with rain and freezing rain followed by heavy snow, Friday night into Sunday. Flows are above normal for this time of year as rivers and creeks have not recovered from the last rain event. Creeks, streams, and rivers...