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Channel Clearing Program Now Open for Applications

The Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA) is encouraging rural municipalities (RMs) and Conservation and Development Area Authorities (C&Ds) across Saskatchewan to take advantage of the largest channel clearing grant program ever provided by the province. Up to $1.5 million is available in 2021-22 - part of the provinces two-year $2 million funding announced in March.

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Water Security Agency Investing $2.5 million in Lac La Ronge Dam Project

June 15, 2021 – The Water Security Agency (WSA) has started a major project that will improve the safety, efficiency, and long term stability of the Lac La Ronge Dam. The $2.5 million project includes seepage remediation and a modern steel structure over the spillway to install/remove stoplogs. WSA is restricting access to the site during the construction period to eliminate hazards.

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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 where blue-green algae blooms are occurring. Pet owners and livestock producers are also advised to keep their animals away from such water.

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