Monthly Archives: July 2014

More photos of Geotube construction

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Update

Quick update. RM reports that KGS was out end of last week. They brought survey equipment and assessed the entire beach. The RM expects their complete recommendations shortly. Geotube work is underway. Work began at Far East and is working … Continue reading

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Geotube arrives at Delta

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RM engages Engineers to defend Delta and Geotube starting

We are very pleased to report that the RM of Portage la Prairie is continuing to take substantial action to help defend Delta from the increasing danger of wave and flood water damage to the community of Delta. Today we … Continue reading

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Lake Manitobans Far from Crying Wolf

On July 15th, Winnipeg Free Press columnist Bruce Owen published a piece entitled “Crying Wolf” which contained some interesting thoughts about some of the people around Lake Manitoba. The piece has received much criticism, and below is an article by … Continue reading

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Some Good News: RM Continues to take action to try and protect Delta

Speaking with Daryl Hrehirchuk, CAO of the RM of Portage la Prairie, the RM is continuing to work to try and protect Delta Residents from the Flood and danger of severe damage from wind tide and wave. This includes: – … Continue reading

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Province Maps Predicted impact of Water at 814.6

The Province has released map s showing the predicted impact of the amount of water that is being put into Lake Manitoba. Here is the RM of Portage map, based on a water level of 814.6 asl. The areas shaded … Continue reading

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A Delta Story: Elenore Wieler provides her perspective of the impact

Here is an excellent article by Delta’s own Elenore Wieler on the flood of 2011, 2014 and it’s impact. There are also some excellent pictures of Delta before and after 2011. click here to view

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CTV Coverage of Delta Today

CTV came out to Lake Manitoba today to view current wind and wave impact as Delta continues to struggle under the growing waters diverted to it from the Assiniboine River. The Assiniboine River does not naturally flow into Lake Manitoba … Continue reading

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Current Storm testing Delta wave defences.

Video taken minutes ago shows current defences at Delta are out of capacity. Video shows waves exceeding rock wall. As of today, Delta residents are still awaiting word from the Province on establishing Geotube protection or some other structure to … Continue reading

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