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Committee News

The Whiteshell Cottagers Association strive to keep on top of the latest issues that directly affect our members. The following collection are some of the issues we’re currently addressing. Let us know what issues are of concern to cottagers at your lake.

September 23, 2022

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River 2022

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September 13, 2022

Winnipeg River flows forecasted to be in normal range by freeze-up

Manitoba Hydro reported the following on Sept 12/22 Water flows on the Winnipeg River have been falling steadily since the start of June. We expect flows and levels to continue to fall at the same rate or slightly quicker and be in the normal range prior to freeze-up. Due to a heavy snowpack coming into […]

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September 13, 2022

Lake of the Woods Control Board Public Information Sessions

The Lake of the Woods Control Board has scheduled Public Information Sessions in September.   Monday, September 19: Winnipeg 7 to 8:30 pm at the Holiday Inn, Winnipeg South (1330 Pembina Highway) in the Heritage III Ballroom Tuesday, September 20: Kenora 7 to 8:30 pm at the Travelodge, Kenora (800 Highway 17 East) in the […]

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September 2, 2022

Lake of the Woods Control Board video on the historic flooding on the Winnipeg River.

 Click the link below to see the Lake of the Woods Control Board  YouTube video on the historic flooding event on the Winnipeg River. YouTube Video

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July 28, 2022

Floating Bog at Reed Falls

Manitoba Parks is working with Manitoba Transportation on a plan to remove a piece of floating bog that is blocking a portion of the Reed Falls control structure exiting Jessica Lake. Flow exiting the lake is still occurring through the structure, and lake levels are not be negatively impacted at this time.

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July 22, 2022 ,

JULY 22 FLOODING UPDATE

Manitoba Parks provided the following update this afternoon following the  heavy rains from July 19 Whiteshell update for July 22, 2022 On July 19, 2022, areas of the Whiteshell received over 100mm of rain. Falcon, West Hawk, Caddy, Star and Big Whiteshell lakes have risen and may continue to rise with recent rainfall. Manitoba Parks […]

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July 20, 2022 ,

JULY 20 FLOODING UPDATE

Manitoba Parks provided the following update this afternoon following yesterday’s heavy rains. Here’s the update for the Whiteshell rain event that occurred on July 19, 2022. All lake levels in the Whiteshell have risen with recent rainfall. Manitoba Parks staff are working in conjunction with staff from the department of Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure (MTI) […]

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July 20, 2022

Road Closures due to Flooding

As of July 20 12:30 PM Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure has advised that PR312 has reopened. They have also alerted that a beaver dam has just breached on Hwy 44, between Black Bear Power Products/Mason Plumbing and PR312 intersection. Water is on the road and they are assessing road condition.  Further updates to follow later […]

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