Minnesota signs onto Accord to Protect Lake Winnipeg

The State of Minnesota has formally joined a group that is working towards improving the water quality in Lake Winnipeg. It’s an issue for Minot and North Dakota also as the Souris River also ends up in┬áNorth of the border.

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Manitoba Consides Replacing 80 Kilometers of Dike on the Assiniboine

The $245 million (canadian dollars) plan would replace existing dikes that are as much as a hundred years old and protect to flows up to 23,000 CFS. The article also outlines other flood protection projects being explored by the province.

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Assiniboine Water Conference in Regina

The floods of 2011 and 2014 have created a new urgency in developing a comprehensive plan for managing the Assiniboine river and it’s tributaries (the Souris river is a tributary). Jim Olson of KX News provides coverage from the conference in Regina.

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Lake Darling Fall Update

The flow on the Souris river will continue through out the fall and winter in order to draw Lake Darling down to it’s pre-spring runoff level.

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Manitoba Exploring Massive Flood Protection Reservoir

It’s one of several options being considered, but following the floods of 2011 and 2014 on the Assiniboine River (Souris River is a tributary of) there is more willingness to explore and possibly accept dramatic protection alternatives.

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