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Winnipeg's Primary Dike System

Area Map of Primary Dike

Click on an area of the primary dike on the map below to view the north, central and south areas of the dike.

City of Winnipeg Primary Dike System

Definitions:

Primary Dike: The primary dike system is typically defined as the closest road to the river. After the 1950 flood all roads below 26.5 ft were built up to this elevation, many roads are above this minimum elevation.

Secondary Dike: Is any permanent dike built between the primary dike and the river.

Breach: A failure of a dike.

Last update: March 23, 2017