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Water Levels

March 11, 2019

Betula Lake Water Levels Survey

Do you OWN a cottage at Betula Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park? If so Whiteshell Cottagers Association needs your help. We will be conducting a survey in early April on proposals to maintain a consistent water level throughout the summer months to improve enjoyment of the lake & to improve water quality. To conduct this […]

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November 9, 2018

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River 2018 Season

Click the link blow for the Hydro Weekly Lake Level Forecast for the Winnipeg River 20181109_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20181102_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20181025_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20181019_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20181012_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20181005_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20180928_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20180921_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River […]

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October 30, 2018

Slave Falls Spillway Pier Stabilization

Manitoba Hydro has announced that a ten kilometre stretch of the Winnipeg River between the Pointe du Bois and Slave Falls generating stations needs to be lowered by about three feet to reduce the load on one of the spillway piers and perform stabilization work. Cottagers downstream of Pointe du Bois who may be impacted by […]

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October 11, 2018

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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September 25, 2018

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

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 7, 2018

Lake Level Report

The link below contains a summary of selected lake levels over the summer. 2018 Lake Levels Table Aug  

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September 7, 2018

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE – LAKE LEVEL REPORT

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation, Water Management hosted an Open House to provide information on the possible lake level scenarios and request input on a brief survey from all concerned cottagers. It was well attended and we look forward to the summary of the information gathered by MIT. Committee members Al Bezak, Bob Harrison […]

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