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MEDIA RELEASE: LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION ISSUED FOR THE QUINTE CONSEVATION WATERSHED

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 10:08 AM

A Level 1 Low Water Condition has been issued for the Quinte Watershed. 

Read the media release for more information:
 https://www.quinteconservation.ca/en/news/06-08-2021-level-1-low-water-condition-1.aspx 

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06-08-2021 Level 1 Low Water Condition - #1

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 09:40 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 8, 2021

LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION ISSUED FOR THE QUINTE CONSEVATION WATERSHED
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.

“The Quinte Region has experienced much lower than normal amounts of precipitation this spring,” says Dave Eastcott, Water Resources Technologist. “Less than 30% of normal rainfall occurred during the month...

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY WATERSHED DOWNGRADES TO A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION, MOIRA RIVER AND NAPANEE RIVER WATERSHEDS REMAIN AT LEVEL 1

Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2020
PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY WATERSHED DOWNGRADES TO A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION, MOIRA RIVER AND NAPANEE RIVER WATERSHEDS REMAIN AT LEVEL 1
Although the Quinte region experienced an increase in precipitation at the end of August and through early September, drier conditions persisted throughout the rest of the month. Groundwater and surface water conditions are still low for this time of year but are continuing to improve. Low Water conditions for the Moira River...

MOIRA RIVER AND NAPANEE RIVER WATERSHEDS MOVE DOWN TO A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION, PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY WATERSHED REMAINS IN LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION

Posted on Friday, September 04, 2020 12:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2020
MOIRA RIVER AND NAPANEE RIVER WATERSHEDS MOVE DOWN TO A LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION, PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY WATERSHED REMAINS IN LEVEL 2 LOW WATER CONDITION
After a very dry June and July, the Quinte region experienced an increase in precipitation throughout the month of August. Groundwater and surface water conditions are still low for this time of year but are starting to improve. Quinte Conservation and this region’s Low Water Response Team have downgraded...

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...