A recent article in the Winnipeg Free Press, Click Here To Read Free Press article, called on the premier of Manitoba to follow through on a promise to have the river walks in Winnipeg open.  To lower the level on the Assiniboine River to access the walkways, further use of the Portage Diversion would likely have to be looked at.

During our coverage of this years flood, those affected pointed out that once the crest passed Winnipeg, media would forget about the area and the focus would return to the provincial capital.  It would appear that their prediction may be coming true.

With the Portage Diversion still flowing, The Hoop and Holler went out to Delta to see what was going on.  Watch the video to see the most recent efforts to protect the area from flooding and wave damage.  While some may be advocating the return of the river walks in Winnipeg, others are working hard to protect property on Lake Manitoba from flooding.

Enjoy the video.

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  1. Murray Lyons

    I love our website, but I sure wish someone — perhaps Weird Al Yankovich — could be your copy editor. You folks tend not to believe in using apostrophes for possessives. It is really only another keystroke folks. Spot the missing apostrophe in this week’s story about this year’s flood.

    During our coverage of this years flood, those affected pointed out that once the crest passed Winnipeg, media would forget about the area and the focus would return to the provincial capital. It would appear that their prediction may be coming true.

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