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February 13, 2017 ,

Protocol for Management of the West Hawk Dam

On January 30th, a delegation of cottage owners at West Hawk  and Caddy Lakes reached agreement on an Operating Protocol for management of the West Hawk Dam that sets the flow rate of water from West Hawk into Caddy.  This has long been a contentious issue between the cottagers of these 2 lakes, and the […]

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November 29, 2016 ,

Dredging of Falcon Lake Boathouse Access Channels

A meeting was held on October 26th to discuss the Owner’s  response to the Dredging Survey distributed to the approximate 120 boathouse owners using the access channels in Blocks #10, and #12 / 23, on the South Shore of Falcon Lake. Click the link below for a Record of the Meeting. record-of-meeting-of-oct-26-16

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October 4, 2016 ,

Regaining Control of Water Levels in the South Whiteshell

By Alan Roberts – Chair, WCA Lake Levels Committee   All cottagers in the South Whiteshell have been sorely affected by the high water levels we’ve experienced since June 25. Many, many have had major and minor repairs to carry out or pay for to their docks, decks, and boathouses. Many others have suffered damage […]

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August 24, 2016 ,

Regaining Control of the Water Levels in the South Whiteshell

All cottagers in the South Whiteshell have been sorely affected by the high water levels we’ve experienced since June 25th. Many, many have had major and minor repairs to carry out or pay for to their docks, decks, and boathouses. Many others to cottage foundations, to “floated” septic tanks, loss of or damage to shoreline, […]

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June 26, 2016 ,

Winnipeg River Update

Recent discussion with Manitoba Hydro (MH) regarding their ability to mitigate the fluctuation in lake levels from Nutimik to Lac du Bonnet  has confirmed that they already operate their damns on a “run-of-the-river” basis, and do not use the surcharge lakes to increase either the head or volume available for power generation.  This means that […]

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May 20, 2016 ,

WATER MANAGEMENT REPORT of April 20, 2016 and ADDENDUM of May 18, 2016

  ROM Review of LL Status cw MIT & Cons – Apr 20-16 Addendum of May 18 – 16

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February 19, 2016 ,

Water Management Report of February 12, 2016

Report on: Water management issues in the Whiteshell Provincial Park Report to: WCA membership Report by: Alan Roberts, P.Eng. – Director – Whiteshell Cottagers Association; and Chair: Lake Water Levels Committee Run-off of the heavy November precipitation into the primary collector lakes and rivers is largely completed, and is now on route to the Winnipeg […]

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SMOKEHave had lots of inquiries on the smoke. No new fires in the Whiteshell (confirmed with Parks 7am this morning). Smoke is from the fires up North. Entire Whiteshell affected (had reports from Falcon, West Hawk, Jessica, Betula and more)Environment Canada says wind shifts tonight which should clear it. ... See MoreSee Less
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