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Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Ltd. (HESL) is pleased to have been selected by the City of Quinte West to perform a water quality assessment on Oak Lake. The purpose of the project is to analyze existing data and complete a water quality sampling program to inform the development of a lake management plan and prevent further degradation of water quality of Oak Lake. Findings will be documented in a detailed technical report to the City

Oak Lake Water Quality Assessment Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/63NHPQH


To Continue Reading: https://www.quintewest.ca/en/your-city-hall/oak-lake-water-assessment.asp

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Updated: Dec 18, 2018


The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is reportedly still investigating and monitoring a large manure spill where a farmer was charged with permitting the discharge of material into Oak Lake in Quinte West.


However, the Ministry has yet to return phone calls or emails regarding the investigation.


To Continue Reading: https://inquinte.ca/story/large-manure-spill-into-oak-lake

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Updated: Dec 18, 2018



Health and safety concerns are mounting amongst residents living on Oak Lake following a large manure spill last month.


On Feb. 26, both the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change and Hastings Prince Edward Public Health were notified of an agricultural waste leak.  The MOECC is reportedly still investigating and monitoring a large the spill where farmer Greg Barr was charged with permitting the discharge of material into Oak Lake in Quinte West.  The Ministry has yet to return phone calls or emails regarding the investigation.


To Continue Reading: https://inquinte.ca/story/residents-concerns-rising-after-manure-spill-in-oak-lake

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