The Manitoba government is offering support to municipalities to enhance spring flooding preparations and protections.
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre has released the 2019 Fall Conditions Report that indicates soil moisture levels before freeze-up are above normal to well-above normal for most of Manitoba’s river watersheds, with the exception of northern basins.
The province has released its report on the Red River Floodway operation this past fall.
Manitoba Infrastructure has announced compensation for eligible applicants related to property damage or economic losses resulting from the operation of the Red River Floodway from Oct. 9 to Nov. 7 under Guideline 4, Emergency Operation to Reduce Sewer Backup in Winnipeg.
The Province of Manitoba has just announced that it is making improvements to flood infrastructure in the Niverville area.
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the Red River Floodway gates were lowered to their storage position this week, concluding the 2019 fall floodway operation under Guideline 4.
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the impacts of the mid-October severe weather event are diminishing, but flood warnings and high water advisories remain in place for some areas of the province.
The Manitoba government has declared a provincial state of emergency for Manitoba Hydro to help deal with the aftermath of the major winter storm that swept a large area of the province.
The Manitoba government continues to monitor the impacts of a severe weather system impacting roads and the supply of electricity.