River Watch 2009

River Watch 2009 / Water level advisory (09/05/04)

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May 4, 2009

FREDERICTON (CNB) - The following water level advisory is issued by River Watch 2009 and the Department of Public Safety's New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NB-EMO) on Monday, May 4, 2009:

In light of the forecast temperatures and precipitation over the next two days, water levels are expected to continue to decrease slowly along the St. John River basin

The only area above flood stage is at Jemseg. Small decreases through the forecast period will reduce water levels in this area to below the flood stage:

Prepare now to help your family be safe.

The next report will be issued on Wednesday, May 6, 2009.

More information is available at the River Watch 2009 website, http://www.gnb.ca/riverwatch.


MEDIA CONTACT: Karl Wilmot, River Watch 2009, 506-453-2133.