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Evacuation alert for Otter Lake subdivision

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Following heavy rains on the evening of June 28, overland flooding occurred and the road to the Otter Lake subdivision was closed as of 4 p.m., on Monday. Residents are being asked to leave and to stay out of the subdivision until notified that it is safe to return. If residents choose to stay, they are advised that the road will be closed, and they will not be able to enter or leave the area by vehicle. In addition, electricity and phone services may be shut off and emergency services may be unable to respond should you require assistance. The Erickson Legion Hall at 30 First Street SW in Erickson has been set up as a reception centre for evacuees. Watch for weather alerts from the Manitoba Emergency Alert System and from Environment Canada. For more information, please contact the municipal office at 204-636-2431, or email acao@ericksonmb.ca . Information Cate Watrous Clanwilliam-Erickson Emergency Measures T: 204-210-0074 E: cate.watrous@gmail.com Iain Edye ACAO, Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson T: 204-210-636-2599 E: acao@ericksomb.ca

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