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Prairie Provinces Water Board Signs New Water Quality Objectives

Prairie Provinces Water Board Signs New Water Quality Objectives

Major Step Taken in Water Quality Management on the Prairies

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2015 Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program

2015 Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program

Private Water Wells for Consumptive Purposes Now Covered

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Prairie Provinces Water Board Signs New Water Quality Objectives

June 22, 2015 - The governments of Canada, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, through the Prairie Provinces Water Board, have agreed to new water quality objectives aimed at ensuring prairie waterways are protected, Leona Aglukkaq, federal Minister of the Environment, Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks, Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency Herb Cox, and Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today.

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Water Security Agency Increasing Outflow from Buffalo Pound Lake

May 29, 2015 - In an effort to the help the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant with water quality issues, the Water Security Agency (WSA) is conducting a controlled release from Lake Diefenbaker to replace a small portion of water in Buffalo Pound Lake.

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Water Security Agency Launches 2015 Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program

April 8, 2015 - Saskatchewan residents will again be able receive assistance for emergency flood mitigation measures in 2015. The 2015 Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP) is now available to communities, rural municipalities, businesses, non-profit organizations, individual farm and country residences and cottages facing imminent flooding.

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Qu’Appelle Valley Lake Levels Update

June 26, 2015 – The Qu’Appelle Lakes are very important recreation areas. The Water Security Agency (WSA) developed this bulletin to provide lake users and residents with information on lake levels, flows and current and planned operations of structures. This report will be updated as operations change. Daily information on lake levels and river flow can be located under stream flows and lake levels on the WSA website.

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Outflow From Lake Diefenbaker to See Further Reduction

June 24, 2015 – The Water Security Agency (WSA) is advising the public of another reduction in outflow from Lake Diefenbaker.

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Precautionary Drinking Water Advisories (PDWA) and Emergency Boil Water Orders (EBWO)

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