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Saskatchewan Announces $4 Billion Irrigation Project At Lake Diefenbaker

July 02, 2020 -- Today, Premier Scott Moe announced the first steps of a generational project that will fulfill the vision of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker to ensure the prosperity of Saskatchewan people and irrigate up to 500,000 acres of land from Lake Diefenbaker, more than doubling the irrigable land in Saskatchewan. The project is beginning with an immediate $22.5 million investment in preliminary engineering and initial construction. Project construction is expected to occur approximately over the next 10 years in three main phases at a cost estimated at $4 billion.

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More Than $8.3 Million Invested In Water Management Infrastructure And Programming

May 28, 2020 -- Today, the Water Security Agency announced a series of water management infrastructure initiatives and programming to support communities across Saskatchewan. These projects are part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to build a strong Saskatchewan and stimulate Saskatchewan’s economic recovery.

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Water Security Agency Warns of Heightened Risk Around Prince Albert

July 9, 2020 -- The Water Security Agency (WSA) is updating the public of rapidly increasing flows on the North Saskatchewan River around Prince Albert.

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High Streamflow Advisory Continues for Churchill River System, Risk of Localized Flooding

July 8, 2020 – The Water Security Agency (WSA) is updating the High Streamflow Advisory for the Churchill River System to include additional details. The public is reminded to be aware of the potential flooding in the area and are advised to use caution as swift moving water can pose a hazard.

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