Spring Melt Update 4/17/2019

As water levels continue to decrease, we will begin to remove the temporary dykes that have been built in Selkirk, starting with Dufferin Avenue North of the Kiwanis Centre. The latest forecast has determined levels lower than 2011 which has worked out in our favour. The mitigation measures that City staff followed had us well…

Municipal Office Closures

Please be advised that the City of Selkirk Municipal Buildings will be closed on Good Friday, April 19, 2019 and Easter Monday, April 22, 2019; and FURTHER THAT the Regular Meeting of Council scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019 is rescheduled to Tuesday, April 23, 2019. There will be no garbage collection on Good Friday,…

Spring Melt Update 4/12/2019

The City is continuing to monitor the water levels locally while also participating in daily teleconferences with Manitoba Emergency Measures. Water levels are expected to continue rising over the weekend but are anticipated to remain well within what we are currently prepared for. The flood risk for Selkirk remains low. We will be keeping a…

Spring Melt Update 4/11/2019

The city is continuing to follow the mitigation strategy to manage water levels. At this time the risk of a flood is still low and has not yet approached the already built dykes. Last night, the Selkirk bridge closed due to water levels reaching the highway on the East side in St. Clements. The bridge…

Flood Update 03/26/19

The City of Selkirk is well experienced in preparing for spring conditions and have plans in place to mitigate the flood risk to the City. A major component of these plans includes filling in the temporary dykes that we have in various locations throughout Selkirk to protect the City. At this time the risk is…