Flood Rally in portage Today.

We received this email from the Lake manitoba Rehab group this morning:
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Good Morning Everyone,

Joe Johnson contacted me this morning to let me know that the Rally at the Portage Diversion is going ahead.

When: TODAY – April 29th
Time: 11:00 AM
Where: PORTAGE DIVERSION CONTROL STRUCTURE
Contacts: KEVIN YUILL @ 856-3258

The Portage Diversion Control Structure is on Yellowquill Trail at Portage La Prairie. Take Yellowquill Trail west off of Hwy #1. The exit is north west of the Days Inn. If you Google the Portage Diversion a map of the area comes up.

Kevin Yuill’s phone will be busy but you can try and call him for more information at the phone number above or you can e-mail him at yuilli@mymts.net. He gets messages on his phone.

The Lake Manitoba Flood Rehabilitation Committee is in favour of a peaceful protest and hopes that everyone will be respectful and peaceful in this process.

We are strong in numbers.

Have a good day,
Tom
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Tom Teichroeb
Lake Manitoba Flood Rehabilitation Committee
Box 70
Langruth, MB R0H-0N0
Phone: 204-445-2319
E-Mail: a8ranch@mts.net
LMFRC E-Mail: lakembflood@gmail.com
LMFRC Web: http://lakembflood.wordpress.com/

Province to run Diversion – Lake Manitoba to be Impacted

The latest spring flood forecast from the Province raises the risk of flooding in the Assiniboine River and other areas.

Latest Projections show a worst case for Lake Manitoba to be at 813.3 Feet ASL, the Lake is currently at 811.8 Feet ASL. Best case would be a rise to 812.1 Feet ASL.

According to CBC news, Steve Topping has stated the Portage Diversion and the Red River Floodway would be opened, regardless of what weather is seen in the coming weeks.

Check it out the flood forecast by clicking
Here