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January 25, 2020

Falcon Lake Dam Rehabilitation Information and Survey

Manitoba Infrastructure is asking the public for feedback on three potential options to replace the timber structure. An open house was held on January 22, 2020 .  If you weren’t able to make it, the information and survey is available at  

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January 2, 2020

Falcon Lake Dam Replacement Open House

On January 22, the Manitoba Government is holding an open house to provide an opportunity to learn about the Falcon Lake Dam structure replacement options being considered by Manitoba Infrastructure. This is an opportunity to gain control over the water level for the next 50 years. The open house will be held in Winnipeg: Date: […]

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December 23, 2019

Warning – Flooding on the Winnipeg River

Cottagers along the Winnipeg River have been reporting a sudden increase in water levels, which have recently risen approximately 18″ in some places.  This rise which is greater than the estimates in the latest Hydro Forecast The WCA asked MB Hydro about the conditions. They informed us that the Seven Sisters dam is at normal […]

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December 20, 2019

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River

  Click the link blow for the Hydro Weekly Lake Level Forecast for the Winnipeg River The Dec 19 report is the last report for 2019.  Reporting will resume in the spring of 2020. 20191219_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20191212_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20191205_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20191128_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20191121_Whiteshell […]

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December 5, 2019

December 5 Water Level updates

The Lake of the Woods Control Board reports that due to high flows expected throughout the winter, swift currents may make areas along the Winnipeg river unsafe, including some areas that normally have reliable ice cover. Manitoba Infrastructure is reporting lake levels for the following lakes at

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November 29, 2019

November 28 Flood updates from Manitoba Infrastructure and Parks Branch

Most the measuring devices are iced in but Manitoba Infrastructure was able to provide updates for Falcon, Caddy and West Hawk Lakes.   Below is an updated version of Caddy/West Hawk levels on the same plot showing how they are being drawn down in unison.  Manitoba Infrastructure noted that they pulled a log  out of the […]

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November 23, 2019

Lake of the Woods outflow reductions affecting Winnipeg River

Here is the latest update from the Lake of the Woods Secretariat The scheduled changes for Lake of the Woods outflow reductions as described in last week’s message continues. The first of the planned outflow decreases occurred on Friday, November 15 and Monday, November 18, reducing outflow by a total of 100 m³/s. The next […]

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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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