May 27, 2015


Flood Fight

Western Manitoba flooding: July 9, 2014

Heavy rains in western Manitoba and Saskatchewan recently have raised the level of the Assiniboine River, causing it to overflow its banks, flooding roads and farmers' fields. Aerial photo of bridge over the  Portage diversion dam just west of town where water is diverted north to Lake Manitoba.
Aerial photo of  flooded roads south west of Portage la Prairie area.
Aerial photo of Portage diversion dam just west of town where water is diverted north to Lake Manitoba.
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of Portage la Prairie area.
Aerial photo of the south basin of the Lake Manitoba area.
Aerial photo of the south basin of the Lake Manitoba area.
Aerial photo north of  Portage la Prairie area of the man-made diversion leading to Lake Manitoba.
Aerial photo showing a flooded field east of  Portage la Prairie area.
Aerial photo east of the Portage la Prairie area.
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area.
Aerial photo of  flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area.
Aerial photo of  flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area.
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area.
Heavy rains in western Manitoba and Saskatchewan recently have raised the level of the Assiniboine River, causing it to overflow its banks, flooding roads and farmers' fields. Aerial photo of bridge over the Portage diversion dam just west of town where water is diverted north to Lake Manitoba. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of flooded roads south west of Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of Portage diversion dam just west of town where water is diverted north to Lake Manitoba. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of the south basin of the Lake Manitoba area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of the south basin of the Lake Manitoba area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo north of Portage la Prairie area of the man-made diversion leading to Lake Manitoba. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo showing a flooded field east of Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo east of the Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Aerial photo of flooded roads west of the Portage la Prairie area. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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