August 1, 2015


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Southwestern Manitoba hardest hit by flooding

Silverline Oil Field Services trucks pump water from the backyards of homes along Thomas Drive in Virden during continuing rainfall on Sunday morning. Virden and the RM of Wallace is just one of many RM's in southwestern Manitoba and southeastern Saskatchewan under states of emergency. Many oil and gas companies operating in the area called in their workers to help provide assistance to communities dealing with flooding.

TIM SMITH / BRANDON SUN

Silverline Oil Field Services trucks pump water from the backyards of homes along Thomas Drive in Virden during continuing rainfall on Sunday morning. Virden and the RM of Wallace is just one of many RM's in southwestern Manitoba and southeastern Saskatchewan under states of emergency. Many oil and gas companies operating in the area called in their workers to help provide assistance to communities dealing with flooding.

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