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15 Sep 2021
Minister Bradshaw and MLA Skoropad Tour Water Management Infrastructure

September 15, 2021 – Last week, Minister responsible for Water Security Agency Fred Bradshaw, and Dana Skoropad, the MLA for Arm River toured the Gardiner Dam and area around Lake […]

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1 Sep 2021
Take Part in a Survey of Private Well Users in Saskatchewan

If you live in Saskatchewan, are over the age of 18, and your water comes from a private well, The University of Saskatchewan wants to hear from you! Take 15-20 […]

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21 Jun 2021
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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15 Jun 2021
Water Security Agency Investing $2.5 million in Lac La Ronge Dam Project

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.

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15 Jun 2021
Below Normal Flows Expected To Continue Throughout Much Of Saskatchewan

Today, the Water Security Agency released its Water Supply Outlook report for June 2021. This report provides a periodic update on expected water lake levels and supply across the province and will be updated monthly until October 2021.

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19 Apr 2021
Lower than Normal Water Levels Expected to Continue on Last Mountain Lake

Persistent dry conditions dating back to 2019 combined with below normal snowmelt inflows are expected to contribute to lower than average water levels on Last Mountain Lake this year.

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8 Apr 2021
WSA Budget Invests In Protecting And Building Infrastructure While Facilitating Growth

Minister responsible for the Water Security Agency (WSA) Fred Bradshaw announced a series of targeted investments this week designed to continue WSA’s strong commitment toward protecting infrastructure, while laying the groundwork for continued economic growth.

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22 Mar 2021
Saskatchewan Celebrates “World Water Day”

Water is one of the most important resources in the province. Its value is as important to Saskatchewan’s economic, social and environmental wellbeing as the Riders winning the Grey Cup.

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19 Mar 2021
Pasqua Lake Blue Water Formations Show Evidence of Cyanobacteria Blooms, Lab Testing Finds

A Water Security Agency preliminary analysis of the deep blue water formations found on Pasqua Lake (map attached of areas tested) indicate evidence of a biological phenomenon likely caused by a late cyanobacteria bloom last fall.

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15 Mar 2021
WSA Issues Notice of Blue Water Formation on Pasqua Lake, Testing Results to Follow

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is conducting a chemical and bacteriological analysis of some deep blue water formations found on Pasqua Lake.

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