The Peguis Emergency Operations Centre acknowledges that the 2019 Spring Road Restrictions have been implemented in Zone 1, which includes Peguis First Nation, commencing at 06:00 on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Please be advised that Peguis First Nation is currently in an elevated flood potential, equivalent to 2009 levels. The protection and safety of residents including their property will remain highest priority.
Heavy equipment will be utilized on all bridges off PR 224 to minimize flooding due to ice jam potential.
Please be advised that Peguis Emergency Operations Centre has Waiver Forms for heavy equipment operators who will be responding to help protect the community and will be therefore exempt from the above Spring Road Restrictions for 2019.
Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation (M.1.T.) along with Indigenous Services Canada (I.S.C.) has been contacted and has been made aware of this document.
The RCMP are aware of this document.
Emergency Management Advisor
Peguis Emergency Operations Centre
Peguis First Nation, MB
P: (204) 645-4582
F: (204) 645-5994