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October 11, 2018   |  Water Levels

Water levels between Pointe Du Bois and Slave Falls will drop end of October until Spring

A 10-kilometre stretch of the Winnipeg River between the Pointe du Bois and Slave Falls generating stations will be lower-than-usual this fall and winter as Manitoba Hydro performs needed stabilization work on a spillway structure at Slave Falls. About a one-metre (about three feet) draw down of the river behind Slave Falls will start about…

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October 8, 2018

North Whiteshell Fire Dept

North Whiteshell Fire Dept – September 2018 update The Probe Research survey clearly indicates there is overwhelming support for the creation of a structural fire department. Of particular importance is the fact that nearly 8 out of 10 respondents (79%) said YES to its creation. There is also a very high degree of regional representation…

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October 8, 2018

The October Echo is now available to read online

To read the Echo Online, log in with your user id, click on Whiteshell Echo, then click Current Newsletter.    

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October 8, 2018   |  Other Committee News

COTTAGERS & A POTENTIAL NORTH WHITESHELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Probe Research Inc. was commissioned to conduct a “census-style” survey among cottage owners in the North Whiteshell region. Survey responses were collected between July 30th and August 19th, 2018. A central objective of the survey was to determine support for, or opposition to, the implementation of a volunteer fire department in the region. Click the…

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September 28, 2018   |  Whiteshell Community Events

Upcoming Whiteshell Events

Saturday, October 6 – Wildlife Rehab at the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre Sunday, October 7 – Fang Fest at the Goose Sanctuary Monday, October 8 – Thanksgiving Bird ID at the Goose Sanctuary Click for Details Thanksgiving Weekend Interpretive Events October 20th Wolf Howl at Pine Point Trail Click for Details Whiteshell 2018 October Wolf…

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September 25, 2018   |  Water Levels

Supplementary Information Regarding Outlet Structure at the north end of West Hawk Lake

To supplement Mr Rocquigny’s report at the link below, the WCA Water Levels Committee has provided the following additional insight. Outlet Structure at the north end of West Hawk Lake 1.       West Hawk loses approximately ¼” or more (0.25 to 0.3 inches) of water per day from evaporation during the hot –…

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September 24, 2018   |  Water Levels

Outlet Structure at the north end of West Hawk Lake

Peter de Rocquigny is a cottager with a boathouse on the McKenzie Bay.  He has provide this report about the water level and control structure. Below is a photograph of our outlet structure which controls the water levels for WestHawk at the north end of our Lake, which also feeds into Caddy Lake. Although there…

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September 21, 2018   |  Other Committee News

2018 Photo Contest

The deadline for entries in the annual photo contest is October 12, 2018.   Click the link below for contest details Photo Contest

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