5 Results for Water Security Agency

Last week, the Minister responsible for Saskatchewan's Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, announced a new long-term flood mitigation program for provincial communities. The Flood Damage Reduction Program (FDRP) is intended to be a proactive and preventative mechanism to help communities implement with long-term flood mitigation projects. “Since the start…

August 07, 2018 @ 11:01am

Although a record 693 quarter sections of Saskatchewan agriculture lands were brought into drainage compliance in the 2017–18 fiscal year, Saskatchewan’s Provincial Auditor says there is significant work to do to bring unapproved drainage works into compliance. In her 2018 Report – Volume 1, Chapter 12, Provincial Auditor Judy Ferguson reported that…

June 13, 2018 @ 9:37am

A record 693 quarter sections of land were brought into drainage compliance in the 2017–18 fiscal year in Saskatchewan, the provincial government has announced. This represents an increase of over 110 per cent from the year previous and a five-fold increase from 2014–15. “We have introduced the most significant changes…

May 15, 2018 @ 10:50am

Saskatchewan’s Water Security Agency (WSA) has announced that it plans to invest an all-time record $43.6 million in its water management infrastructure in 2018–19. The investment will ensure the integrity of its sixty-nine dams and 130 kilometres of conveyance channels through a comprehensive rehabilitation and maintenance plan. “Our water infrastructure…

May 09, 2018 @ 11:05am

The Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall has made changes to his cabinet, and Scott Moe will assume the role of Minister of Environment and Minister with responsibilties for SaskWater, the province's commercial crown water utility and the Water Security Agency. Wall said, “In the April election, we were fortunate that…

August 24, 2016 @ 11:02am