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Water Security Agency Launches Online Drainage Consultation

The Water Security Agency is launching its first ever online consultation forum to receive input from Saskatchewan residents on agricultural drainage. Minister responsible for Water Security Agency Ken Cheveldayoff said.  “This…

Private Water Sources Testing Available

Article Courtesy of Kerry Benjoe, taken from the Saturday May 20, 2013 Edition of the Leader Post. With the potential of spring flooding looming, the province is offering free testing of private water sources. The Saskatchewan Dis­ease…

Flooding & Wildfire Preparation

Conditions throughout the province traditionally present two primary threats for the spring. The first of these is the potential for flooding caused by runoff. The current snow pack in much of the province is well above normal for this…

Flood Protection

In Regina, the annual spring melt has two parts. First local snow melts, causing runoff throughout the city. Approximately two weeks later, melt water from east of Regina flows through the city and causes water levels in Wascana Lake…

2013 Record Snowfall for Regina

Whenever there has been a November with lots of snow, it seems the old adage is we typically have a snowy winter, and this winter proved correct. With a record amount of snow in November of 60 centimeters or (23 inches), the precipitation…

25 Year Water Security Plan Released

The Government of Saskatchewan released their 25 Year Saskatchewan Water Security Plan, on October 15, 2012 fulfilling a commitment made during the 2011 election.  For the first time, all of government’s core water management responsibilities…