Flood Fight 2011: From the air

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The Assiniboine River overflows its banks in Brandon, Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The three Shoal Lakes have essentially merged into one large lake just east of Lake Manitoba overflowing its banks and flooding surrounding roads and farmlands. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Prime Minister Stephen Harper flies over flooded farmland just south of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)
An aerial photo showns the Assiniboine River and the Hoop and Holler Bend, where the province plans to create a controlled breach in Manitoba Wednesday. Prime Minister Stephen Harper toured the Brandon flood area Wednesday. May 11, 2011 (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)
An aerial photo shows the Assiniboine River and 18th Street in the Brandon flood zone in Manitoba Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Prime Minister Stephen Harper toured the Brandon flood area Wednesday. May 11, 2011 (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)
The three Shoal Lakes have essentially merged into one large lake just east of Lake Manitoba overflowing its banks and flooding surrounding roads and farmlands. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The three Shoal Lakes have essentially merged into one large lake just east of Lake Manitoba overflowing its banks and flooding surrounding roads and farmlands. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The Assiniboine River overflows its banks in Brandon, Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The Assiniboine River overflows its banks in Brandon, Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The Assiniboine River overflows its banks in Brandon, Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The Assiniboine River overflows its banks in Brandon, Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The Assiniboine River overflows its banks in Brandon, Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
The Assiniboine River overflows its banks in Brandon, Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Construction at the staging gates of the Portage Diversion at rural road 71 N close to Lake Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Construction at the staging gates of the Portage Diversion at rural road 71 N close to Lake Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Water from the Portage Diversion just flows under the HWY 227 bridge. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Water from the Portage Diversion overflows its banks spilling into fields west of the diversion close to Lake Manitoba. May 12, 2011. (Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press)
Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press Archives Water spilling into Lake Manitoba from the Portage Diversion was to blame for flooding in 2011.
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