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November 15, 2019

November 15 Flood updates from Manitoba Infrastructure and Parks Branch

There really isn’t much to report since last time as the lakes are continuing to fall. • Staff will be inserting logs into Reed Falls and Basket Falls on Monday to retain water at winter level. • Below is an updated version of Caddy/West Hawk levels on the same plot showing how they are being […]

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November 15, 2019

Lake of the Woods Outflow Reductions affecting the Winnipeg River

Here is the latest update from the Lake of the Woods Secretariat On November 14, the LWCB held a Regulation Consultation call with invitations to Grand Council Treaty #3, Specific Interest Group Representatives (including the Lake of the Woods District Assoc.), and Resource Agencies to review regulation of Lac Seul and Lake of the Woods […]

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November 15, 2019 ,

WCA Environment Committee Report – November 8, 2019

Our fall meeting with Manitoba Infrastructure and Sustainable Development was delayed until October 22nd because of province wide high water issues they were dealing with. Of particular concern to our committee was the high level of West Hawk. A plan of action to bring down both Caddy and West Hawk was presented by MI. As […]

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November 14, 2019

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River

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November 1, 2019

November 1 Flood updates from Manitoba Infrastructure and Parks Branch

Manitoba Infrastructure and the Parks Branch have provided answers to some of our recent questions about water levels. What has happened with the control structure at at West Hawk? Two logs have been pulled from the West Hawk dam and both West Hawk and Caddy Lake are receding.  MI is continuing to monitor and evaluate […]

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November 1, 2019

Manitoba Hydro Reinforcing Dyke at Sevin Sisters

Manitoba Hydro has announced that due to very high flows on the Winnipeg River they will reinforce the small tailrace dyke downstream of the Seven Sisters Generating Station. We may notice more construction vehicles in the area. Please remember public access to the Seven Sisters’ spillway deck is still closed until approximately November 30th.  The […]

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November 1, 2019

Oct 31 Update from Lake of the Woods Control Board for Winnipeg River

Flows out of Lac Seul and Lake of the Woods and along the Winnipeg Rivers are exceptionally high and will remain so until Freeze-up. Potentially dangerous river conditions exist along the Winnipeg River. Rainfall in September and early October was remarkably high, setting new records for this period in many areas of the basin. The […]

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October 25, 2019

Whiteshell Flooding Update – October 25, 2019

Lake levels are gradually decreasing in the south Whiteshell and Manitoba Infrastructure has advised that Caddy Lake levels have dropped to the point where the water is off of PR 312 and a log has been pulled at the West Hawk Dam this morning.  They will pull one log and evaluate how the lakes respond […]

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