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March 26, 2021 Watershed Conditions Statement

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 09:18 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 26, 2021

QUINTE CONSERVATION ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT DUE TO FORECAST RAIN AND WARM TEMPERATURES

Short-term weather forecasts are calling for rainfall amounts of between 35 to 40 millimetres between Friday and Sunday, with the heaviest rain on Friday. If the rainfall occurs as forecast, water levels and flows will increase significantly again across the Quinte Watershed. As such, a WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT is being issued due the possibility of nuisance...

North parking lot at Potter’s Creek closed to the public until January 29th

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 02:59 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 15, 2021

The north parking lot at Potter’s Creek Conservation Area will be closed to the public starting January 19th and will remain closed until, at the earliest, January 29th for barn demolition.

Visitors looking to use the north side trail system are asked to park in the south side parking lot and use the tunnel to cross the road. Visitors to the North trails are also asked to be mindful of the closure and to obey posted signs.

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...

SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2020
SHORELINE CONDITIONS STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THE BAY OF QUINTE AND LAKE ONTARIO
Quinte Conservation has downgraded the Flood Watch issued on May 15th for Lake Ontario and The Bay of Quinte to a Shoreline Conditions Statement.
Quinte Conservation uses lake elevation measurements of 75.3 m to determine a general flood line above which some properties will begin to be affected by water over the bank of the shoreline. As the lake level is now below this elevation and is...