Resurfacing and Land Drainage on City Streets

An investment of close to $1-million will improve three city streets, drainage and reduce the number of combined sewer systems that still exist in Selkirk. Dan McDermid, Director of Operations, said portions of McLean, Sophia and Pacific were selected for resurfacing and land drainage improvements this summer, in accordance with the city’s Capital Asset Management Program…

City of Selkirk World Water Day

Celebrate World Water Day

With all eyes on the Red River this week, it’s hard not to think about water. And that’s good, because water is a vital resource that no community can afford to ignore. This year will be a big year for “water” in the City of Selkirk. We will be installing two new wells and 11 kilometers…

Selkirk High-Water Update 2

Selkirk High-Water Update #2

An ice jam has occurred north of Selkirk at McIvor Lane in St. Andrews causing surface ice to build up from that point southward towards Sugar Island, however river levels have been declining in Selkirk for the past 12 hours. The river still exceeds its banks and Selkirk docks remain underwater. The City has implemented…

Selkirk Bridge Closed

Selkirk High-Water Update

In the Selkirk area, the water levels on the Red River are rising, likely due to ice blockage just south of Selkirk Bridge. The Province of Manitoba has temporarily closed Selkirk Bridge due to flooding of highway 204 from Ferry Road to the banks of the Red River in St. Clements. The river has exceed its…