Lakehead Region Conservation Authority Issues Flood Outlook Statement

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Lakehead Region Conservation Authority Flood Outlook Image: depositphotos.com
Lakehead Region Conservation Authority Flood Outlook Image: depositphotos.com

Kaministiquia River Levels Causing Concerns

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Frazil Ice on the Kaministiquia River has restricted the flow of water causing the river levels to rise.

As a result, the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority has issued a Flood Outlook Statement for the lower Kaministiquia River Watershed.

Due to recent cold temperatures, a delayed formation of ice cover over sections of the river, frazil ice has generated on portions of the Kaministiquia River. The frazil ice has resulted in a restriction in flow, which has resulted in a rise in levels on portions of the river and has resulted in flooding at Fort William Historical Park, within the City of Thunder Bay.

As part of the Authority’s Flood Warning System, staff will continue to monitor conditions over the coming months into the spring and issue Flood Messages as warranted.

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