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Prince Edward County Watershed Downgrades, Moira River & Napanee River Watersheds Remain at Level 1

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020 08:30 AM

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 and Napanee River Watersheds remain relatively...

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Emergency Road Closure: Long Swamp Road Bridge

Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020 03:00 PM

For Immediate Release                                              

Effective September 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm, the Township will be closing the Long Swamp Rd Bridge until further notice.

This closure is the result of safety concerns surrounding Long Swamp Rd Bridge. Township Staff is in the process of undertaking a structural assessment of the bridge to determine what, if any, remedial...

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KFL&A Public Health News: Increase in Drug-Involved Overdoses in KFL&A Area

Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2020 03:30 PM

Posted on Wednesday September 02, 2020

 

KINGSTON – KFL&A Public Health is warning residents of a toxic batch of drugs circulating in the KFL&A area. Increases in overdoses have been noted in emergency departments, 9-1-1 calls for overdoses, and local harm reduction programs. Initial reports indicate that in some cases, the substance consumed was cocaine. Fentanyl toxicity is suspected.

KFL&A Public Health is urging all people who use drugs to not mix drugs, do test amounts, and...

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Quinte Conservation Faces Challenges with Areas, Reinstates Paid Parking For September 1st

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 08:30 AM

Issued: August 28, 2020

Quinte Conservation owns just over 30,000 acres of land throughout the 6,000 km2 watershed. Some of those properties are conservation areas that are open for public use and collectively make up 75 km of nature trails. Over the last few months, these protected places have faced many challenges with non-permitted activities, overuse, and overall general disrespect of the integrity of the areas.

Visitors to conservation areas should be aware of non-permitted activities before...

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KFL&A Public Health Memo: Stage 3 Reopening & Amendments to the Mandatory Face Coverings Order for Commercial and Municipal Establishments in KFL&A

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2020 02:15 PM

To: All BusinessesFrom: Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of HealthDate: July 17, 2020RE: Stage 3 Reopening and Amendments to the Mandatory Face Coverings Order for Commercial and Municipal Establishments in KFL&A On June 27, 2020, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, issued an order which directed all persons who own or operate a commercial or municipal establishment in the KFL&A area to prohibit persons from entering their premises or remaining in...

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