Winnipeg River Water Levels Alert

This is being distributed to recipients along the Winnipeg River.

Please note that the change in outflow scheduled for today has been increased, See the attached notice for more information.

Current Lake of the Woods outflow: 425 m³/s
Scheduled outflow Monday, September 23: 600 m³/s

The Winnipeg River is expected to rise as follows as a result of this flow change:

Below Norman Dam – 46 cm (18 in)
Above Kimberley Rapids – 35 cm (14 in)
Winnipeg River Marina – 28 cm (11 in)
Near Locke Bay – 28 cm (11 in)
Above Myrtle Rapids – 28 cm (11 in)
Above the Dalles – 26 cm (10 in)
Above Throat Rapids – 26 cm (10 in)
Minaki – No change from outflow increase

There will be additional substantial increases in outflow each day this week. The Winnipeg River level will continue to rise.

Updates will be provided to this list as the flow changes are evaluated, also through the LWCB’s Notice Board at http://www.lwcb.ca/noticeboard.html and the Board’s recorded phone message: 800-66-5922 later today.

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