The province has announced that it will begin its annual ice cutting this week on the Red River to reduce the potential for ice-jam flooding.
The Manitoba government announced that a five-year contract for ice-jam mitigation services has been awarded to Winnipeg Environmental Remediations Incorporated.
The province has ended the spring 2020 operation of the Red River Floodway as water levels along the Red River continue to recede to normal levels.
The Red River crest has arrived in southern Manitoba at its lower predicted range, Infrastructure Minster Ron Schuler announced.
The province has issued a high water warning for the Red River south of Winnipeg and is preparing to activate the Red River Floodway to manage water levels within the city of Winnipeg.
The Manitoba government is releasing a Basins Condition Report to provide a snapshot of soil moisture and river levels across the province at this time.
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.
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.