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The SSRWSI is a

grassroots, community driven, non-profit organization working within the watershed to implement programs and initiatives that will protect the water resource.

Category Archives: Other News

Flowering Rush

Originally published in Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan newsletter. Portion of original article by Chet Neufeld, NPSS Executive Director Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus) is an exotic, invasive plant that was sold for use in water gardening up until the summer of …

Agri-Environmental Group Plan Activities

Growing Forward 2 is coming to a close March 31st. Deadlines for the Farm Stewardship and Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Programs have all passed. April 1st 2018 the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership program will come into effect. To date, …

Aquatic Habitat Protection Permit (AHPP)

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 …

Wastewater Surveys

This past fall, residents of two resort villages within the South Saskatchewan River participated in an online survey of waste management practices. There were 150 responses from the 304 surveys sent out.  A great response! The survey included questions on …

You can help monitor for aquatic invasive mussels in Saskatchewan

Monitoring is an important tool in the fight against aquatic invasive species (AIS), including the spread of zebra and quagga mussels into Saskatchewan. Aquatic invasive mussels pose a serious threat to our lakes and waterways and have been discovered in …

Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation Source Water Protection Plan

Posted on: 15th February 2018 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | New!, Other News, SSRWSI News

Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation share much of the perimeter of Duck Lake in Saskatchewan. Significant flooding in 2014 prompted the development of a partnership with the SSRWSI, the North Saskatchewan River Basin Council (NSRBC), and the University of Saskatchewan …

South Sask River AEGP Update

The last few months have been busy ones for the Agri-Environmental Group Plan techs. We had not one, not two, but three program deadlines! From April 1 to June 30, the Farm Stewardship pre-approval BMP deadline, we worked with 21 …

SSRWSI In the News: MLA Reception in at Saskatchewan Legislature to Create Watershed Awareness

Posted on: 13th November 2014 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | New!, Other News, SSRWSI News

 http://www.saskvalleynews.com/2014/11/importanceofwater/#more-11062 

Volunteer Weather Watchers Wanted

Posted on: 9th December 2013 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Other News, Weather

 Do you ever wonder how much rain fell in your area? Do you ever wonder how much water is in the snow that fell yesterday?  The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow network (CoCoRaHS for short) is looking for volunteer …

2013 Spring Runoff

Posted on: 4th April 2013 |,Written by | Southsaskriver Stewards , Under | Events, Other News

Flooding of a home, business or infrastructure can have devastating and long-term consequences. With forecasts indicating that areas of the province will experience above-average runoff this spring, many communities, homeowners, residents and farmers in Saskatchewan are facing this issue. Generally, …

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