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Water Levels

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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January 12, 2016 ,

Water management issues in the Whiteshell Provincial Park

Report to: LWCB meeting of January 12, 2016 Report by: Alan Roberts, P.Eng. – Director – Whiteshell Cottagers Association; and Chair: Lake Water Levels Committee   Efforts to conduct the Winter Drawdown were thwarted by a heavy rainfall event in mid-November, raising the water levels in virtually all of the lakes in the Whiteshell back […]

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January 12, 2016 ,

LAKE LEVELS REPORT FROM THE ECHO

Alan Roberts, one of our lake directors, forwarded the following data to me regarding lake level regulation. I think all will find it very interesting – quote:“I’ll attach a couple of documents that will assist you to get an overall perspective of the work we have been doing on the Lake Levels regulation in the […]

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