The Resort Village of Thode will be repairing 150’ of eroded shoreline this spring. Before starting work, they applied for an Aquatic Habitat Protection Permit through the Water Security Agency.
The primary goal of the Aquatic Habitat Protection Program is to ensure aquatic habitat is preserved and maintained at the productive level which existed prior to the development. Any work that occurs in the bed, bank or boundary of a water body or watercourse or any discharge with adverse effects on water requires that an Aquatic Habitat Protection Permit is obtained prior to beginning work. This permit can take several months to obtain so applications should be made as early as possible.
Your regional Water Security Agency office can help you with questions regarding water projects you may be considering. Before you start work call the Swift Current office at 306-778-8257, the North Battleford office at 306-446-7450 or visit www.wsask.ca.