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1998 March News Releases

Flood Forecast
March 31, 1998 - The Red River's elevation has peaked in Winnipeg at 17.2' James Avenue Datum earlier today, up 2.1' from March 30th. The level is 16.7' at this time...

The City of Winnipeg Selects New Auditor
March 27, 1998 - Mayor Susan Thompson announced today that Winnipeg City Council has approved the appointment of Shannon Hunt as the Auditor for the City of Winnipeg...

Deputy Chief of Police Selected
March 27, 1998 - Mayor Susan Thompson announced today that Winnipeg City Council has approved the appointment of Mr. Jim Thompson as Deputy Chief of Police...

Winnipeg Fire Department to Receive International Award for the S.A.F.E. Baby Program
March 26, 1998 - Earlier today, the Winnipeg Fire Department and the Kiwanis Club of Winnipeg, Inc. were informed that they have been selected by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to receive...

Spring Weight Restrictions Take Effect
March 20, 1998 - The Public Works Department announced today effective 06:00 a.m. March 23, 1998 Spring Weight Restrictions will be in effect on all Winnipeg streets not paved in concrete. The restrictions...

Flood Forecast
March 18, 1998 - Manitoba Water Resources has issued an updated long range forecast, indicating that a second rise in river levels is expected to occur later this month...

Children's Museum to Benefit from City Contribution
March 17, 1998 - The City of Winnipeg has presented a cheque for $30,000 and in-kind contributions to WonderWorksâ"The Infrastructure Gallery at the Manitoba Children's Museum...

Water Supply Restored
March 15, 1998 - Electrical power has been restored at the City's three regional pumping stations (McPhillips, MacLean and Hurst), and water is again flowing...

Loss of Water Supply/Water Pressure Affects Most of Winnipeg
March 15, 1998 - A major fault in a hydro plant at approximately 3:10 pm this afternoon has affected water pumping stations throughout Winnipeg, and has left approximately half of Winnipeg...

Council Adopts 1998 City Budget
March 12, 1998 - City Council today adopted the 1998 operating budget. The tax supported budget is $672 million, the same total that was tabled by the Fiscal Issues Committee to....

City Repairs Damaged Sludge Pumps
March 6, 1998 - At approximately 8:00 pm Friday, February 27, 1998, at the West End Wastewater Pollution Control Centre (WEWPCC), a clamp let go on a cleanout port on one of three primary...

City Crews Continue Plowing Operations
March 2, 1998 - City plowing crews remain busy cleaning up last week's storm which dumped a total of 18.4 centimeters of snow on Winnipeg. With roads in good condition the primary area of focus...

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