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28 Nov 2018
Be Safe On The Ice This Winter

Nov. 28, 2018 – With the arrival of colder temperatures, the Government of Saskatchewan reminds everyone to make sure that ice is safe and thick enough before walking or driving […]

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1 Aug 2018
New Long Term Flood Mitigation Program

Today, Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA) Dustin Duncan announced a new long-term flood mitigation program for Saskatchewan communities.  The Flood Damage Reduction Program (FDRP) takes a […]

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31 Jul 2018
Water Security Agency Urges Saskatchewan Residents to be Cautious of Doorstep “Water Testing” Kits

The Water Security Agency (WSA) wishes to draw public attention to the business practices of private companies leaving “water testing kits” on people’s doorsteps. Recently, some residents across the province […]

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14 May 2018
Record Drainage Compliance in 2017-18

A record 693 quarter sections of land were brought into drainage compliance in the 2017-18 fiscal year, representing an increase of over 110 per cent from the year previous and […]

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8 May 2018
Water Security Agency Invests Record Amount in Infrastructure

In 2018-19, the Water Security Agency (WSA) plans to invest an all-time record $43.6 million in its water management infrastructure, ensuring its 69 dams and 130 kilometres (km) of conveyance […]

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17 Apr 2018
Environmental Charges Result in $35,000 in Fines

April 17, 2018 – Bill Boyd, 61 of Eston, was sentenced in Kindersley provincial court on April 17, 2018, on environmental charges he pleaded guilty to in February.  Boyd was […]

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5 Apr 2018
Recent Snowfall Increases Spring Runoff Outlook

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the April spring runoff forecast. Snowfall across most of Saskatchewan was well above normal in March, increasing the runoff potential across the province […]

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13 Mar 2018
Most of Saskatchewan Expected to Experience Near Normal To Above Normal Run-Off Levels, But Drier Areas Remain

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released an updated spring runoff outlook for 2018, confirming that the early March snowfall across much of southern Saskatchewan has raised projections for a […]

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8 Feb 2018
Spring Runoff Expected to be Below Normal

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the preliminary spring runoff outlook for 2018. With the dry conditions in the summer and fall of 2017 combined with below normal winter […]

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