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17 Jan 2022
Algae’s effect on water colour during the winter months

In March 2021, a mysterious phenomenon occurred on Pasqua Lake that had many citizens wondering and worrying about water quality in the lake. The Water Security Agency (WSA) acted quickly […]

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30 Dec 2021
New Look for Gardiner Dam Office Space

Minister Fred Bradshaw, Minister of Highways and Minister Responsible for the Water Security Agency (WSA), has announced the construction of a new headquarters building and maintenance shop for the operations […]

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30 Dec 2021
Work on the Highfield Dam East Low Level Outlet remains on track

In June 2021, the Water Security Agency (WSA) initiated work to rehabilitate and update the Highfield Dam. The Highfield Dam Rehabilitation was under design in 2017 when the dam was […]

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22 Dec 2021
Conditions at Freeze-up Report 2021

Weather modeling data indicates that parts of central and northern Saskatchewan could see wetter than normal conditions between December and March, and near normal precipitation for the rest of Saskatchewan. […]

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9 Dec 2021
Aerial Drones Let the Water Security Agency See More to Keep Saskatchewan’s Dams Safe

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is working on a pilot project carrying out structural inspections at Gardiner Dam using an aerial drone to gather enhanced data and images. The pilot […]

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8 Dec 2021
Farmer and Rancher Irrigation Survey Now Available

Are you a farmer or rancher on the west side of Lake Diefenbaker? If so, your feedback is wanted! A survey for farmers and ranchers who own, rent or lease […]

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7 Dec 2021
Minister Bradshaw brought greetings to 26th Annual Irrigation Saskatchewan Conference, highlighting the importance of sustainable irrigation in the province

Today, Minister Responsible for the Water Security Agency (WSA) Fred Bradshaw, spoke to Saskatchewan Irrigation Projects Association (SIPA) and Irrigation Crops Diversification Corporation (ICDC) members at the annual conference. “It […]

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27 Sep 2021
Join us for AgH2Onward Workshops

Learn About The Agricultural Water Management Strategy In Saskatchewan And How It Can Benefit Farmers And Ranchers in a Changing Climate Floods and droughts have become a far too common […]

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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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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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