Assiniboine River Absorbing Snow Melt

The Assiniboine River in Winnipeg is high, 8 feet above normal levels, therefore the walkways are submerged big-time. A slow melt and no major rains and the walkways could be ready in early May.

Photos from today

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The runoff flowing down the steps

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Ugly bubbly soup. All the scum from the street runs into the river at this time of year.

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Below: a shot I took last fall showing a better river level.

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Assiniboine Avenue which runs along the river has two new buildings. A 25 story, and a 22 story, top right, still under construction.

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