River Watch 2010

River Watch 2010 / Water level watch (10/04/01)

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April 1, 2010

FREDERICTON (CNB) - The following water level advisory is issued by River Watch 2010 and the Department of Public Safety's New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization on Thursday, April 1, 2010:

Above-freezing temperatures forecast for the next 72 hours over the St. John River basin will cause a continuous snow melt. With rainfall received over the past 36 hours, water levels along the St. John River will continue to increase.

Persons living and working along streams, tributaries and rivers are advised to pay close attention to water level increases. Residents are advised to know the risks, make a plan, and prepare an emergency kit. Prepare now to help your family be safe.

The next report will be issued on Saturday, April 3, 2010. More information is available at the River Watch 2010 website.


MEDIA CONTACT: Karl Wilmot, River Watch 2010, 506-453-2133.