The Lake of the Woods Control Board says that Hydro One has postponed the work and as a result, the level of the Winnipeg River won't fluctuate today.
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The level of the Winnipeg River is expected to fluctuate tomorrow (Wednesday) as both the Kenora Powerhouse and Norman Dam undergo maintenance.
The outage, which is scheduled to take place between 8 a.m. and Noon, is to allow crews to complete work on Hydro One equipment.
During the outage, water outflow will be increased through the sluices at the Norman Dam, which will make up for the reduced outflow from the dams but the level of the river is expected to drop.
The Lake of the Woods Control Board (LWCB) says, "with river levels this low, it is challenging to accurately estimate the amount of level change during the outage, but those closest to the Norman Dam can likely expect a drop of 5 to 10 cm (2 to 4 in); areas farther downstream will experience less of a level change, and later start and end times."
The LWCB says the level should return to pre-outage conditions by early Wednesday afternoon.