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Here we go again. Melting temperatures Sunday and Monday will be followed by the mercury plummeting to well below zero Monday night and Tuesday. Randy Reimer, head of Steinbach Public Works, expects that will lead to more problems on Mckenzie Avenue and Hespeler Street in the vicinity of Main Street.

"I'm guessing, with the water continuing to spill over onto Mckenzie, we're going to be having to deal with ice on the street and plugged catch basins that start icing up. We'll be out early, trying to get it cleaned up the best we can by the time traffic hits at 8:00 a.m."

Reimer says, while those are the biggest problem areas in the city, they are also dealing with smaller water issues in places like Deerfield, Clearspring Greens and Industrial Road. He reiterates this has been one of the most difficult springs ever for water to run.

"With these freeze/thaw conditions we've had, you know the rains in January and February, some of these ditches and culverts have been iced up pretty bad. Some of that ice is almost like welded onto the inside and bottom of culverts and concrete box culverts going under highways, so everything has just slowed down. We need consistent warm weather for close to a week and then things will run properly."

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