Water Security Agency


28 Nov 2022
The Water Security Agency Releases Winter Conditions Forecast

The Water Security Agency’s (WSA) 2022 Conditions at Freeze-up Report indicates that most areas of the province are on the dry side going into the winter. While some areas of the province […]

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17 Nov 2022
Be Ice Smart This Winter

With the arrival of snow and colder temperatures, the Water Security Agency is reminding the public to ensure that ice is thick enough to safely walk, drive or snowmobile on. […]

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4 Nov 2022
Province Invests $6 Million in New Gardiner Dam Office

Nov. 4, 2022 — Today, the Honourable Jeremy Cockrill, Minister Responsible for the Water Security Agency (WSA), officially opened a new head office at Gardiner Dam. This investment is the […]

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15 Aug 2022
Flood Damage Reduction Program Accepting Applications from Municipalities

The Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA) Jeremy Cockrill is reminding municipalities of the annual transition of the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP) to the Flood […]

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12 Jul 2022
Saskatchewan’s Water Supply Conditions Have Improved Entering the Summer Months

The Water Security Agency has prepared the Water Supply Conditions and Outlook report for July. While rainfall varied across the province in June, lake and reservoir levels across most of […]

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8 Jul 2022
Be Water Safety Conscious – Watch for Blue-Green Algae

July 8, 2022 — Summer heat can cause patches of harmful blue-green algae to appear in our province’s lakes and reservoirs. The Water Security Agency and the Saskatchewan Ministry of […]

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30 Jun 2022
Water Security Agency Expanding Channel Clearing Assistance for Local Governments to Support Agricultural Industry

June 30, 2022 – The Water Security Agency (WSA) is providing new funding for channel clearing as well as maintenance for constructed agricultural drainage projects. Up to $1 million is […]

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24 Jun 2022
Water Security Agency Invests in New Weather and Soil Monitoring Stations

June 24, 2022 – The Water Security Agency (WSA) has invested nearly $600,000 in new weather and soil monitoring stations in a dozen locations across the province. “Managing Saskatchewan’s water […]

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22 Jun 2022
Funding to Support Agricultural Water Management Projects

June 22, 2022 – Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) announced $700,000 for Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers to advance responsible agricultural water management projects. “Effective water management may be one […]

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17 Jun 2022
June 1 Water Supply Conditions Update

Following last year’s drier-than-normal conditions, and improvements overall to moisture levels across much of the province, conditions have generally improved; however, many parts of the province are still below normal. […]

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