Updated Friday, May 24th at 9:20pm - 

Due to the extremely heavy rainfall, Winkler pumpstations are overwhelmed and cannot keep up.

Winkler residents are urged to discontinue all water use other than essential for the remainder of Friday night and until 7am Saturday morning.

Please ensure your sump pumps are draining outside, away from your home and not into the city sanitary system. 


Winkler residents are being urged to conserve water for the remainder of the day (Friday).
In a note to PembinaValleyOnline, the City says the day's heavy rainfall has overwhelmed its pump stations. 

It says minimizing water usage will help prevent sewer back-ups and other flooding issues.