Apr 24, 2019

A flood watch has been issued by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority for properties around Bob’s Lake and Christie Lake, as these lakes are at capacity.

Although the water level increases are now almost stabilized, the water levels may still increase with the forecasted rain.

A flood warning has been issued by the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority for the entire Mississippi River watershed. Water levels on Mazinaw, Marble, and Little Marble Lakes have peaked and are beginning to recede, and are are expected to be close to summer levels by the end of the week.

Levels on Kashwakamak Lake and Buckshot Creek should begin dropping by the end of this week. Flows out of Crotch Lake to High Falls are still increasing and are expected to peak on or around April 26. Levels on Dalhousie Lake have receded since their early peak but could rise above this season’s high of 157.8 metres on Thursday

In the Quinte Watershed, It is expected that rivers in the northern region of the Moira and the Salmon watersheds will approach 2014 flood levels this week.

The Cataraqui Region Conservation Association did not project major flooding in their most recent release, which was a week ago on April 17

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