FALL LAKE DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 9, 2017

Oct 03, 2017

Quinte Conservation has sent us the following notification.  They will remove logs from the dam at Skootamatta Lake, among others, beginning October 9.  This is in agreement with SDRA's request that the logs not be removed before Thanksgiving.

Have a great Thanksgiving weekend.

SDRA Board

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FALL DAM DRAW DOWN STARTING OCTOBER 9, 2017

Expect changing water levels above and below the following structures starting October 9, 2017.

Quinte Conservation will be conducting the annual removal of stop logs at the following structures in the Moira and Napanee regions on, or after, Monday, October 9, 2017:

  • ·         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
  • ·         Laraby Rapids Dam
  • ·         Varty Lake Dam
  • ·         James Lazier Dam
  • ·         Bellrock Dam
  • ·         13 Island Lake Dam
  • ·         Second Depot Lake Dam
  • ·         Third Depot Lake Dam 

Property owners upstream from these structures can expect water levels to decrease to normal fall levels and should ensure that all boats, floating docks, etc., have been removed before Monday, October 9, 2017

Quinte Conservation is a community-based environmental protection agency. It serves 18 municipalities in the watersheds of the Moira, Napanee and Salmon Rivers and Prince Edward County.
It provides cost-effective environmental expertise and leadership. Quinte Conservation’s main goal is to create a sustainable ecosystem where people and nature live in harmony.

More information about Quinte Conservation is available at www.quinteconservation.ca.

For more information contact:

Christine McClure, P.Eng.

Water Resources Manager

(613) 968-3434 ext. 130 OR (613) 354-3312 ext. 130



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