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Issued:  2017.10.18

Normally issued weekly on Thursdays but may be issued more frequently or on other days depending on conditions.
 

 

The Lake of the Woods Control Board convened a Regulation Meeting on October 12 in Kenora with representatives of First Nations, Specific Interest Groups and Resource Advisors. The Board adopted a new seasonal Regulation Strategy for the late fall and winter period, available here

 


The current level of Lake of the Woods is 322.96 m (1059.6 ft), a 75th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 3 cm (1 in) over the past week and is expected to decline by 3 to 6 cm (1 to 2 in) over the next week.

Lake of the Woods authorized outflow will increase from 500 to 575 m³/s on Friday October 20. The Winnipeg River level immediately below Norman Dam is expected rise by approximately 20 cm (8 in) as a result of this flow change. This flow change will not affect the river level at Minaki.

The current level of Lac Seul is 356.16 m (1168.5 ft), a 25th percentile level for this time of year. The average lake level declined by 5 cm (2 in) over the past week, and is expected to decline by 3 to 6 cm (1 to 2 in) over the next week.

Lac Seul authorized outflow is 375 m³/s.
 



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