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.

May 23, 2023
Shoreline Alteration – Protect Aquatic Habitat with a Permit from WSA

With warmer weather on the horizon, cabin owners and recreational boaters will be heading to lakes across Saskatchewan to enjoy the sunshine. This is a busy time of year for […]

May 19, 2023
Qu’Appelle System Lake Levels – Update

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is providing an update on lake levels along the Qu’Appelle System. Above normal snowpack and rapid runoff within the Qu’Appelle System has contributed to higher-than-normal […]

May 3, 2023
Water Security Agency Investing in Improving Flood Hazard Mapping

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is continuing to enhance and improve water management for the province with a key investment in the Flood Hazard Identification Mapping Program. “WSA is a […]

Recent Advisories

May 11, 2023
Heavy Rainfall Advisory for Southeast Saskatchewan

A Colorado Low is expected to move into the southeastern corner of the province overnight tonight. This system is expected to remain relatively stationary into Saturday, resulting in appreciable precipitation […]

May 3, 2023
Spring Runoff Update – May 3, 2023

Runoff from the melt of the April 19/20 snowfall event is having more of an impact on the Qu’Appelle River System than previously expected. Runoff from the system’s two largest […]

April 26, 2023
Southeast Update – April 26

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is providing an update for southeast parts of the province along the Upper Souris and Long Creek basins. Higher than expected daytime temperatures that have […]