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RM provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Delta and the Flood

The DBA met with the RM in late August. In that meeting it was discussed what would be the best forum to get information to residents about what was going on at Delta in regards to fighting the on-going Flood. … Continue reading

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DRAFT of KGS Report

The RM has shared a copy of the DRAFT report KGS. Remember it’s done by engineers, so its a little difficult to de-code at first. Basically it’s a graph showing elevations of Land, buildings and existing wave protection. Here are … Continue reading

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Delta Flood Protection Update

Here is what we know as of today: KGS Draft Report has been received by the RM. KGS surveyed height of the entire Delta Beach residential area, has data for land height, building height, and resident built wave protection height … Continue reading

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More photos of Geotube construction

Courtesy of Don Clarkson

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Geotube arrives at Delta

Photo courtesy of Harvey Oakley

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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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RM is denied approval to proceed with Geotubes to protect Delta. Told to wait.

Previously it was reported that the RM had received approval to place Geotubes to protect Delta. Turns out they had received verbal approval and were awaiting written approval. This morning the RM was informed by the Province that they can … Continue reading

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DBA Website Updated to provide Flood Fighting Info

To all Delta residents. The website was updated last night to provide information on: – Dike Building(including info on height) – Dealing with Stress – Contact info for Politicians All can be found under the new menu item “Dealing with … Continue reading

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