Portage Diversion Opened to handle ice issues

Diversion was opened late Saturday to handle ice jams.

Delta Beach Association Website

The Diversion was opened yesterday as a result of issues with ice jams on the Assiniboine River.

Check out this CBC article for more information : http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/portage-diversion-operating-amid-rising-assiniboine-river-levels-1.2608653

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2nd flood Forecast predicts good news for Lake Manitoba

The Manitoba flood forecast for this spring continues to promise a “near normal” year for spring melt with exception of The Pas. Winter precipitation in the Assiniboine watershed is reported as “below normal”. Lake Manitoba’s current level is 247.5 m (811.8 feet).

for a copy of the detailed forecast click here

click here to see the press release