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Current River Conditions:

Spring has arrived!

With the warm weather we have been experiencing the river ice has begun to break up and in some areas the rivers are free flowing. At this time please stay away from all bodies of water as the melt will bring an increase of ice flows on rivers and water level fluctuations on rivers and ponds. Let's not also forget the fact that the water is still extremely cold. The Winnipeg Police Service considers all bodies of water within the City of Winnipeg to be unsafe for recreational activities at this time.


Updated 2018-04-20

The Winnipeg Police Service River Patrol is part of the Traffic Unit. The River Patrol is committed to enhancing the year-round use and safety of all navigable and frozen waterways including various retention ponds by education, enforcement of respective laws, acts, by-laws and regulations, and to further provide technical and advisory support to both internal and external agencies.

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Do you have an inquiry not covered by these pages? Contact the Winnipeg Police River Patrol Unit by calling 204-986-8035 or sending an email.

 
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