Water Security Agency

Water supporting a growing economy, a healthy environment and a strong quality of life for all Saskatchewan people.

The Water Security Agency is a unique organization in Canada – bringing together the majority of government’s core water management responsibilities in one place. When it comes to water resources, we provide a one window service for Saskatchewan citizens.

Popular Links

January 17, 2022
Algae’s effect on water colour during the winter months

In March 2021, a mysterious phenomenon occurred on Pasqua Lake that had many citizens wondering and worrying about water quality in the lake. The Water Security Agency (WSA) acted quickly […]

December 30, 2021
New Look for Gardiner Dam Office Space

Minister Fred Bradshaw, Minister of Highways and Minister Responsible for the Water Security Agency (WSA), has announced the construction of a new headquarters building and maintenance shop for the operations […]

December 30, 2021
Work on the Highfield Dam East Low Level Outlet remains on track

In June 2021, the Water Security Agency (WSA) initiated work to rehabilitate and update the Highfield Dam. The Highfield Dam Rehabilitation was under design in 2017 when the dam was […]

Recent Advisories

December 9, 2021
Water Security Agency Urges Caution When Around Lakes and Rivers

The Water Security Agency is reminding the public that the warm fall has resulted in thin ice and creates unsafe crossing conditions. Even with recent snow and colder temperatures, ice […]

June 30, 2021
Stay Safe on the Water – Watch for Blue Green Algae

June 30, 2021 — The Water Security Agency and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health are advising the public to avoid direct contact, intended or unintended consumption of any surface water […]

June 16, 2021
Well Above Normal Water Flows in Northern Saskatchewan

The Water Security Agency (WSA) advises the public that water flows are above to well above normal across most of northern Saskatchewan. Residents living along these areas are advised that high flows pose a safety risk and high water levels could damage property and infrastructure over the coming days and weeks. Further increases are expected from the rainfall received and expected this week.