Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives Apr 15 1990, Page 122

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 15, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press april 1990 Snow but still not enough by Doug Nairne precipitation Levels in the province Are generally better this year than they were at the same time in 1989 but experts say conditions have not improved enough to undo the damage of past environment Canada officials said precipitation in Manitoba during the Winter reached Levels considered Normal for that some mostly in the Southwest part of the received As much As 125 per cent of the nor Mal rain and snowfall while the Southeast and in Ter Lake regions were slightly below but Many people Are saying the increased soil moisture will not be enough to fill dry Wells and replenish the ground water Supply depleted by successive dry spells in previous were having a Normal year so but what we really need is an entire year where we get precipitation Well above i Leon cooperative huge Stock of All types of residential commercial custom built garages coinages and far buildings renovations additions floor coverings paints drafting service farm supplies claim is your garage door causing you problems dont calf a stranger Call International i the garage door specialist for repairs Coco you name Well fix no Job too dig or too Small residential commercial Industrial coca Kaaa i parts for Wood a steel Large selection of inventory i 1374 Clifton 7723663 or 7729023 i dont get stuck with your doors Down mail order accepted durable fibreglass water hauling tanks Oval shape Tow Centre of Gravity volume Range suitable for potable water manufactured to fit Standard truck Beds Well cribbing also available distributed by fiber West 813 Marioi industries 2377306 fax 2378271 residential division irrigation phone 204 6334414 North perimeter Highway West of Highway m it by in cull or our of vaulted wide Cedar my r Idom of by lip i Cedar Post beam 1972 618 marys Cedar Homes 2312880 Call Marc at 18oo54289qo 399 to advertise said Ken Prokop of environment while explaining the Impact of a heavy Spring snowfall and rain in much of the what weve received will be inadequate to replenish the water Supply weve and for Many their water situation is going to remain Prokop said the Long term forecast for the next three months was for dry conditions in followed by near Normal conditions in May and Mac of the Keystone agricultural product echoed Proops saying even the heavy snowfalls in the Brando Virden Region last weekend would be of Little help in the Long the rain and Snow weve had is no indication that the drought is he what weve had so far this Spring Doest but All the Snow in the world int one half As Good As a steady Spring anyone who thinks the drought is Over is full of poppy we wont have a Good idea of How things Are until approximately 18 pm of Snow fell on some of the driest parts of the province last but people had to watch most of it melt and Drain because the ground was still fro Prokop said that when Snow it Only produces water on a one to ten that leaves the impressive 15 pm two Day snowfall providing Only about the equivalent moisture of a Light rainfall of 15 most of the water will flow off the dry land and into Drain age ditches and rain Ackerman making tracks Aurora Dekker tried to makes tracks last week with a Wagon that want quite right for Snow the Spring storm dumped 18 centimetres of Snow on parts of the while other regions saw very

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