Environment July 9, 2014 3:44 pm 5 photos from the Manitoba flood zone By Lara Schroeder ; A summer home is prepared for possible flooding at Delta Beach on the shores of Lake Manitoba at the outlet of the Portage Diversion. Walther Bernal / Global News What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more... What is this? X What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you'd like to learn more... - A A + Listen WINNIPEG – As the crest of the Assiniboine River passed through south-central Manitoba Wednesday, cameras documented the scene.Here are some of the photos gathered by Global Winnipeg. Soldiers’ jackets are draped over a child’s toy in St. Francois Xavier, Man., where about 500 military personnel helped build sandbag dikes around homes.Submitted by Christina Prud'homme / Facebook Heavy equipment works alongside the Portage Diversion, as it takes Assiniboine River water north to Lake Manitoba.Vassy Kapelos / Global News Moe Prudhomme awaits the floodwater in St. Francois Xavier, Man.Submitted by Moe Prudhomme / Facebook Water is high at the entrance to the Portage Diversion west of Portage la Prairie, Man.Ashley Carter / Global News A summer home is prepared for possible flooding at Delta Beach on the shores of Lake Manitoba at the outlet of the Portage Diversion.Walther Bernal / Global News © 2014 Shaw Media Report an error Manitoba flood Manitoba flood 2014 Editor's Picks Canada Refugee claimants found in possession of child porn at Quebec border Charlottesville Are people more open about being racist? Some blame the political climate Canada Charlottesville: Former white supremacists not surprised by deadly violence Canada White nationalist groups on the rise in Canada, planning more rallies Canada Canadian airlines can now have just one crew member in cockpit, despite U.S. safety requirement Entertainment Female country singers have far less radio time, and it's not changing any time soon Science Demon heads, giant jaguars and other eclipse myths Canada Is a looming U.S. crackdown opening the way for Canadian cannabis companies?