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Water Security Agency to Increase Funding for Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program

August 5, 2020 -- The Water Security Agency (WSA) will be expanding the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP) by $2 million this year to help Saskatchewan communities and residents respond to the challenge of widespread flooding.

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Province Announces Agricultural Water Management Demonstrations

July 20, 2020 -- Farmers and ranchers in Saskatchewan are working together to find new and effective ways to manage water on their land that will strengthen their operations and protect communities, infrastructure and the environment.

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Northern Saskatchewan Summer High Water Update – September 29, 2020

Northern Saskatchewan has received extremely high cumulative precipitation since April 1, 2020, resulting in very high flows and lake levels across the Churchill River and Lower Saskatchewan River basins. Over this past week, most of the Churchill River Basin received 9 to 20 mm, with the heaviest rain occurring in the northeast in the Hatchet Lake area. Father north, over Lake Athabasca and in the Stony Rapids area, 27 to 45 mm of precipitation was received. These amounts are not expected to result in any higher peak flows or levels than what has already been observed.

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Northern Saskatchewan Summer High Water Update – September 22, 2020

Northern Saskatchewan has received extremely high cumulative precipitation since April 1, 2020, resulting in very high flows and lake levels across the Churchill River and Lower Saskatchewan River basins. Most of the north received less than 5 mm of rainfall over the past week. Only southern portions of the Churchill River Basin, including the Meadow Lake and Lac La Ronge headwater areas, received higher amounts with accumulations of 42 mm near Big River and 34 mm near Waskesiu. These amounts are not expected to result in any higher peak flows or levels than what has already been observed.

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