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Summer flood bulletin #24

Province of Manitoba –  Assiniboine River – Portage Diversion  This morning, flows on the Assiniboine River into the Portage Reservoir were at 47,110 cubic feet per second (cfs).  Flows on the Portage Diversion are approximately 29,610 cfs and flows on the Assiniboine River dikes between Portage la Prairie and Headlingley are 17,500 cfs.  Flows are […] Read more


Summer flood bulletin #23

Assiniboine River – Portage Diversion Flows on the Assiniboine River at the Portage Diversion crested at 3:15 a.m. on July 15 at a flow of 51,480 cubic feet per second (cfs), slightly lower than the earlier summer crest.  Flows are expected to decline slowly. This morning, flows on the Assiniboine River into the Portage Reservoir […] Read more



Summer flood bulletin #22

Province of Manitoba – Assiniboine River – Portage Diversion There have been 500 members of the Canadian Armed Forces, more than 400 staff from Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation, 100 staff from other government departments and 120 Manitoba Hydro staff supporting flood-fighting efforts at the Hoop and Holler Bend and along the Portage Diversion, as well […] Read more


Summer flood bulletin #20

Province of Manitoba –  Disaster Financial Assistance The Manitoba government advises that a disaster financial assistance program is in place for this year’s summer flood. The Manitoba government will provide flood-fighting municipalities with advanced disaster financial assistance funding to help with current financial demands. Application forms and further details about the program are available online […] Read more



Summer flood bulletin #17

Province of Manitoba – The Manitoba government advises a preliminary estimate of repair costs for roads and bridges in western Manitoba is in excess of $200 million.  This does not include agricultural losses.  Total costs for the summer flood will continue to be assessed. Disaster Financial Assistance A disaster financial assistance program is now in […] Read more


Summer flood bulletin #15

Province of Manitoba – Portage Diversion Flows on the first crest on the Assiniboine River at the Portage Reservoir crested at midnight last night at 52,100 cubic feet per second (cfs).  Flows on the Portage Diversion are approximately 34,100 cfs and flow on the Assiniboine River immediately downstream of the diversion is 18,000 cfs. The […] Read more



Summer flood bulletin #16

Province of Manitoba –  Updated Forecast for Second Crest Flows on the Assiniboine River west of Brandon have been increasing as water moves through the system. The revised forecast for a second crest in Brandon calls for peak flows of 34,000 to 36,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) between tomorrow and July 13.  Peak flows […] Read more


Summer flood bulletin #14

Province of Manitoba –  Flood Forecasts Flows on the Assiniboine River are increasing as water moves through the system. From the Shellmouth Dam to St-Lazare, these flows will be the peak flow on the river.  However, from Miniota to Brandon, these flows are a second crest which will be slightly smaller than the crest which […] Read more



Summer flood bulletin #13

Province of Manitoba –The Manitoba government advises a provincial state of emergency remains in place along the lower Assiniboine River from Portage la Prairie to Winnipeg to allow for preparations for high water flows. The Assiniboine River is cresting today at the Portage Diversion. Work to prepare for the high flows on the lower Assiniboine […] Read more


Summer flood bulletin #12

Province of Manitoba – A provincial state of emergency declared by the Manitoba government remains in place along the lower Assiniboine River from Portage la Prairie to Winnipeg to allow for preparations for high water flows expected to be at 2011 levels plus one foot. The Assiniboine River crest is expected to arrive at the […] Read more