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 Canada’s housing market nears ‘extreme bubble,’ warns ex-Lehman Brothers trader Canada Wireless service in Canada remains expensive, but should Ottawa intervene? Crime After deadly attack, crossbow sellers should screen buyers, lawyer says Canada Reality check: Canada commits 600 soldiers, $450M to UN peacekeeping missions, but do they work? Canada Stephen Harper faces restrictions as he begins new career as a consultant Canada More female extremists leaving Canada to join Islamic State: report Canada Should distracted driving be a criminal offence? Quebec urges Ottawa to consider it Politics What is the endless flood of photos of cabinet ministers for?