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19 Dec 2019
Protect Yourself To Ensure Safety On Ice This Winter

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 on it.  Ice thickness […]

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18 Nov 2019
Fall Conditions Show Higher Spring Runoff Possible In Southern Saskatchewan

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) issued its 2019 Conditions at Freeze-up Report.  After well above average precipitation through the fall, conditions are favourable for a higher than normal spring […]

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15 Nov 2019
Crown Sector Employees Ratify New Collective Agreements

Employees at SaskTel, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskWater and the Water Security Agency (WSA) have ratified new collective bargaining agreements.  The employees join those employees at SecurTek and DirectWest that previously ratified […]

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10 Oct 2019
Water Security Agency Reaches Tentative Agreement With Unifor Local 820

The Water Security Agency (WSA) has reached a tentative agreement with Unifor Local 820.  The details of the agreement will not be released until the ratification process has taken place. […]

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30 Sep 2019
WSA Services Expected To Be Delayed During Labour Disruption

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is informing the public of potential delays and disruptions to non-essential services like permits, approvals and licenses during the current labour disruption. WSA’s unionized staff […]

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12 Aug 2019
HIgh Risk Communities to Receive Flood Mapping

Today, federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale and Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, Dustin Duncan announced $1 million in funding for community flood […]

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1 Aug 2019
Municipalities Can Access Long-Term Flood Mitigation Program

Today, Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA) Dustin Duncan announced that WSA is again transitioning the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP) to the Flood Damage Reduction […]

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31 May 2019
Water Security Agency Projects Most Lakes in Southern Saskatchewan to Reach Normal Summer Operating Levels

Despite below normal snowmelt runoff into the Qu’Appelle River and persistent drier than normal conditions across most of Southern Saskatchewan, most lakes on the Qu’Appelle River System are within their […]

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6 May 2019
Record Number Of Saskatchewan Producers Approved For Organized And Sustainable Agricultural Water Management

Saskatchewan producers had a record 1,481 quarter sections come into compliance in 2018-19, more than doubling last year’s numbers and a tenfold increase from 2014-15.  More than 90 per cent […]

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16 Apr 2019
Government of Saskatchewan Partnering With Natural Resources Canada To Help Producers Manage Climate Change

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan, in partnership with Natural Resources Canada and the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), announced $1.3 million in funding and in-kind support to help Saskatchewan producers […]

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