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This is a list of the most-recent (last 2 years) Regulation Actions

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DateFlagLake of the Woods /
Winnipeg R
Lac Seul / English R
(and occasionally Lake St. Joseph)
2017
2017.07.20  Authorized outflow decreased to 250 m³/s.
2017.07.14 Authorized outflow increased to 350 m³/s. 
2017.07.11  Authorized outflow reduced to 300 m³/s.
2017.07.07 Authorized outflow reduced to 300 m³/s. 
2017.06.22 Authorized outflow decreased to 350 m³/s. 
2017.06.17  Authorized outflow increased to 325 m³/s.
2017.06.15STRATEGYNew Lake of the Woods Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.New Lac Seul Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.
2017.06.12  Authorized outflow increased to 275 m³/s.
2017.06.01 Authorized outflow reduced to 400 m³/s. 
2017.05.25 Authorized outflow reduced to 425 m³/s.Authorized outflow increased to 225 m³/s.
2017.05.08 Authorized outflow reduced to 450 m³/s. 
2017.05.01 Authorized outflow reduced to 500 m³/s.Authorized outflow reduced to 200 m³/s.
2017.04.21  Authorized outflow reduced to 275 m³/s.
2017.04.18  Authorized outflow reduced to 350 m³/s.
2017.04.13 Authorized outflow reduced to 550 m³/s. 
2017.04.12  Authorized outflow reduced to 400 m³/s.
2017.04.05  Authorized outflow reduced to 475 m³/s.
2017.03.15STRATEGYNew Lake of the Woods Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, teleconference.New Lac Seul Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, teleconference.
2017.03.03 Lake of the Woods outflow increase from 525 m³/s to 575 m³/s. 
2017.02.22  Authorized outflow increased to 525 m³/s.
2017.01.11 Authorized outflow increased to 525 m³/s. 
2016
2016.12.30 Lake of the Woods outflow increase from 425 to 475 m³/s. 
2016.12.22 Authorized outflow increased to 425 m³/s. 
2016.11.24 Authorized outflow reduced to 400 m³/s.Authorized outflow reduced to 500 m³/s.
2016.10.14  Authorized outflow increased to 550 m³/s.
2016.10.13STRATEGYNew Lake of the Woods Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.New Lac Seul Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.
2016.09.28  Authorized outflow increased to 500 m³/s.
2016.09.22  Authorized outflow increased to 450 m³/s.
2016.09.15  Authorized outflow increased to 400 m³/s.
2016.09.12 Authorized outflow increased to 450 m³/s. 
2016.09.06 Authorized outflow increased to 350 m³/s. 
2016.08.26 Authorized outflow reduced to 250 m³/s. 
2016.08.22 Authorized outflow decreased to 350 m³/s.Authorized outflow increased to 365 m³/s.
2016.08.18 Authorized outflow reduced to 400 m³/s. 
2016.08.11 Authorized outflow decreased to 550 m³/s. 
2016.08.08 Authorized outflow decreased to 600 m³/s. 
2016.08.04 Authorized outflow decreased to 650 m³/s. 
2016.08.02 Authorized outflow decreased to 700 m³/s. 
2016.07.28 Authorized outflow decreased to 750 m³/s. 
2016.07.25 Authorized outflow decreased to 800 m³/s. 
2016.07.21  Authorized flow increased to 290 m³/s.
2016.07.08 Authorized outflow increased to 900 m³/s.Authorized outflow increased to 240 m³/s.
2016.07.04 Authorized outflow increased to 800 m³/s. 
2016.06.30 Authorized outflow increased to 725 m³/s. 
2016.06.29 Authorized outflow increased to 650 m³/s. 
2016.06.17 Authorized outflow increased to 550 m³/s. 
2016.06.16STRATEGYNew Lake of the Woods Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.New Lac Seul Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.
2016.06.09 Authorized outflow reduced to 450 m³/s. 
2016.06.06 Authorized outflow reduced to 500 m³/s. 
2016.05.30 Authorized outflow reduced to 550 m³/s. 
2016.05.26 Authorized outflow decreased to 600 m³/s. 
2016.05.24 Authorized outflow reduced to 650 m³/s. 
2016.05.19 Authorized outflow decreased to 700 m³/s. 
2016.05.16 Authorized outflow decreased to 750 m³/s. 
2016.05.05  Authorized outflow reduced to 120 m³/s.
2016.05.03 Authorized outflow increased to 800 m³/s. 
2016.04.27  Authorized outflow increased to 275 m³/s.
2016.04.26 Authorized outflow increased to 750 m³/s. 
2016.04.18 Authorized outflow increased to 650 m³/s.Authorized outflow decreased to 230 m³/s.
2016.04.15LS MIN Lac Seul Minimum end-of-winter level reached, 354.57 m.
2016.04.13  Lac Seul outflow decrease from 375 m³/s to 330 m³/s
2016.04.06 Authorized outflow increased to 600 m³/s.Authorized outflow decreased to 375 m³/s.
2016.03.17 Authorized outflow increased to 550 m³/s. 
2016.03.11LW MINLake of the Woods minimum end-of-winter level reached early due to rainfall, 322.45 m. 
2016.03.08STRATEGYNew Lake of the Woods Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.New Lac Seul Strategy adopted at Regulation Meeting, Kenora.
2016.02.29 Authorized outflow decreased to 500 m³/s.Authorized outflow decreased to 500 m³/s.
2016.02.24 Authorized outflow reduced to 550 m³/s. 
2016.02.11 Authorized outflow reduced to 600 m³/s. 
2016.02.08 Authorized outflow reduced to 625 m³/s. 
2016.01.28 Authorized outflow reduced to 675 m³/s. 
2016.01.21 Authorized outflow reduced to 700 m³/s. 
2016.01.14  Authorized outflow increased to 550 m³/s.
2016.01.12STRATEGYNew Lake of the Woods Supplementary Strategy adopted at Regulation Consultation Teleconference.New Lac Seul Supplementary Strategy adopted at at Regulation Consultation Teleconference.
DateFlagLake of the Woods /
Winnipeg R
Lac Seul / English R
(and occasionally Lake St. Joseph)

Legend for Flags & Abbreviations

AbbrevDescription
ACCC Abitibi-Consolidated Company of Canada
CONF CALLLWCB Conference Call
FULL OPENAll possible stoplogs removed from the dam,
so that discharge is maximum for current lake level
LS Lac Seul
LSJ Lake St. Joseph
LW Lake of the Woods
LWCB Lake of the Woods Control Board
LWS Lake of the Woods Secretariat
MAX Maximum
MEETING LWCB Regulation Meeting
MIN Minimum
NEWS RLS LWCB News Release Issued
OPG Ontario Power Generation
STRATEGY New Strategy Adopted
WPG R Winnipeg River


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