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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...

DAM OPERATIONS AT SECOND DEPOT LAKE AND BELLROCK IN THE NAPANEE REGION WATERSHED MAY AFFECT ICE CONDITIONS

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2019
DAM OPERATIONS AT SECOND DEPOT LAKE AND BELLROCK IN THE NAPANEE REGION WATERSHED MAY AFFECT ICE CONDITIONS
Dam operations will continue at Second Depot Lake in an effort to ensure adequate flood storage for the spring. In addition to Second Depot Lake Dam, Quinte Conservation is operating Bellrock Dam in order to draw down reservoir levels.
Lake levels are currently supporting ice coverage. As levels start to lower in the reservoir, the stability of the ice coverage...

DAM OPERATIONS HAPPENING AT SECOND AND THIRD DEPOT LAKES IN THE NAPANEE REGION WATERSHED

Posted on Monday, January 07, 2019 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 7, 2019
DAM OPERATIONS HAPPENING AT SECOND AND THIRD DEPOT LAKES IN THE NAPANEE REGION WATERSHED
Recent rain and snowmelt throughout the northern regions of the Napanee River Watershed have caused higher than seasonally normal water levels on the Depot Lakes.
In an effort to ensure adequate flood storage for the spring, Quinte Conservation is operating dams on Second and Third Depot Lakes in order to draw down reservoir levels.
Lake levels are currently supporting ice coverage....

FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 9, 2018

Posted on Tuesday, October 02, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2018
FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 9, 2018
Quinte Conservation will be conducting the annual removal of stop logs in the Moira and Napanee regions on, or after, Tuesday, October 9, 2018. 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
 Upper Arden Dam
 Middle Arden Dam
 O’Hara Mill Dam
...

QUINTE CONSERVATION WILL BE PERFORMING OPERATIONS ON BELLEVILLE ICE CONTROL DAMS

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2018
QUINTE CONSERVATION WILL BE PERFORMING OPERATIONS ON BELLEVILLE ICE CONTROL DAMS
Over the next few weeks, Quinte Conservation staff will be operating the valves on Belleville ice control dams as a part of annual dam inspections and in accordance with the dam operations manual.
Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “We will be operating the valves to ensure that they are in working order. This also gives staff the opportunity to inspect the concrete...