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July 16, 2019 ,

Environment Comittee Report

WCA Environment Committee Report – July 12, 2019 We contacted MIT regarding the persistent high level of Falcon Lake which had reached 1066.25 on several occasions. They have continued to monitor the situation, and in consultation with Fisheries concerns of late spawning in early June, began to bring the lake down to the midpoint of […]

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July 8, 2019

Lake of the Woods Control Board Update – Winnipeg River

As you are no doubt aware, this spring and early summer have been remarkably dry; in fact, rainfall has been at or below average (mostly below) in the Lake of the Woods and Winnipeg River areas since the middle of April. Inflow to Lake of the Woods has been declining steadily and we have been […]

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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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