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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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22 Mar 2019
Saskatchewan Recognizes United Nations World Water Day

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan recognizes World Water Day, the annual United Nations observance of the critical nature of fresh water resources around the world. “Safe, accessible and plentiful fresh […]

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13 Mar 2019
Government Invests in Saskatchewan Conservation and Development Association to Support Producers

Today, while delivering the Premier’s address at the 2019 Convention of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe announced that the Government of Saskatchewan will invest $5 […]

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6 Mar 2019
Spring Runoff Potential Varies Across Saskatchewan

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released a spring runoff forecast for 2019. The WSA is generally expecting below normal snowmelt runoff in the far north, near normal snowmelt runoff […]

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7 Feb 2019
Spring Runoff Expected To Be Below Normal

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the preliminary spring runoff outlook for 2019.  With the dry conditions in the summer and fall of 2018 combined with below normal winter […]

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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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