Telephone: 1.306.343.9549

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.

Other Organizations & Links

Contact us

2366 Avenue C North
(Norplex Business Centre)
Saskatoon, SK S7L 5X5

Telephone: 1.306.343.9549

Links to Other Websites

Watershed Protection
Other Watershed Groups

Habitat Protection



Water & Watershed Protection

Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW)
The goal of the Saskatchewan Association of Watersheds (SAW) is to work on common watershed issues that identify concerns and deal with these concerns at the provincial level. SAW can greatly assist in developing policies for watershed protection in Saskatchewan while balancing the economic, environmental, and social aspects of its watershed members.

Water Security Agency (WSA)
The Water Security Agency (formally Saskatchewan Watershed Authority) leads the management of the province's water resources to ensure safe drinking water sources and reliable water supplies for economic, environmental and social benefits for Saskatchewan people.

Partners FOR the South Saskatchewan River Basin (PFSRB)

Partners FOR the South Saskatchewan River Basin (PFSRB) promotes watershed sustainability through awareness, linkages, and stewardship.

Caring for Our Watersheds - Saskatchewan

The Caring for Our Watersheds program is an environmental education competition that encourages creativity and rewards students for the solutions they identify. Caring for Our Watersheds partners with communities to create focused solutions to local watershed issues.

City of Saskatoon - Source Water Protection Plan

The City of Saskatoon is actively involved in protecting our water source through its involvement and support for the South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards (SSRWSI) and the Source Water Protection Plan.

Canada's Rivers At Risk (WWF)
What are the pressures affecting environmental flows in Canada's rivers? From the Mackenzie to the South Saskatchewan to the St. Lawrence, climate change, water withdrawals, diversion and flow fragmentation are threatening these rivers. Find out what WWF is doing to protect and restore them.

Protect Your Watershed - Canadian Geographic
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Canadian Geographic have teamed up with the RBC Blue Water Project, a program to help foster a culture of water stewardship in Canada and abroad, to call Canadians to action in their local watersheds. Through many different elements, this partnership is endeavoring to give people the tools and motivation to play an active role in watershed protection.

Saskatchewan Environmental Society - Water

SES is working to educate citizens and policymakers, working to help create water policies in Saskatchewan that respect ecological limits and that allow communities to thrive and prosper sustainably. 

Western Canada Water

Western Canada Water supports communication, education, and training for water professionals in their efforts to provide safe water and to protect the environment.

Saskatchewan Water and Waste Water Association

SWWA is dedicated to the professional operation and maintenance of water and wastewater facilities.

SaskH20 brings together, under one web address, information, and services available from the Government of Saskatchewan that relate to water.

Safe Drinking Water Foundation
SDWF is a registered Canadian charity. Its primary purpose is to educate community leaders, politicians, engineers, health officials, students and the general public about drinking water quality issues and solutions.

Canadian Water Resources Association
The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) is a national organization of individuals and organizations from the public, private and academic sectors that are committed to raising awareness of the value of water and to promoting responsible and effective water resource management in Canada

Canadian Water Network
The Canadian Water Network plays a vital role in ensuring that Canada benefits from its investments in research to manage our water resources more effectively and becomes a world leader in water management.

Canadian Ground Water Association

The Canadian Ground Water Association's goal is to encourage the management and protection of ground water by creating partnerships for public awareness and utilization.

Environment Canada  - Water
Managing Canada's water resources, which represents about seven percent of the world's renewable freshwater, is everyone’s responsibility.

GEMS/Water -  United Nations Global Environment Monitoring System

GEMS supports global, regional, and national environmental assessment and reporting processes on the state and trends of water resources by providing access to quality-assured data and information on water quality in freshwater ecosystems worldwide.

Other Watershed Groups
Assiniboine Watershed Stewardship Association
Carrot River Valley Watershed Association
Lower Souris Watershed Committee Inc.
Moose Jaw River Watershed Stewards Inc.
North Saskatchewan River Basin Council
Swift Current Creek Watershed Stewards
Upper Qu'Appelle River and Wascana Creek Watershed
Upper Souris Watershed Association
Pike Lake Cottage and Watershed Association

Fraser Basin Council
Bow River Basin Council

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Habitat Protection - Riparian, Wetland, Upland

Cows and Fish - Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society

Cows and fish strives to foster a better understanding of how improvements in grazing and other management of riparian areas can enhance landscape health and productivity, for the benefit of landowners, agricultural producers, communities and others who use and value riparian areas.

WetKit - Tools for Wetland and Riparian Management

A Web-based tool kit designed to streamline access to practical tools that can help Canadians better understand and manage wetlands.

North American Wetlands Conservation Council - CANADA

The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada) was established in 1990 by the federal Minister of the Environment to provide a national mechanism for the implementation of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP), and to take a leadership role in wetlands policy and awareness


Prairie Habitat Joint Venture (PHJV)

The vision of the Prairie Habitat Joint Venture (PHJV) is of healthy prairie parkland and boreal landscapes that support sustainable bird populations and provide ecological and economic benefits for society.

Nature Saskatchewan
Nature Saskatchewan promotes the appreciation and understanding of our natural environment through education, conservation and research.

Canadian Wildlife Federation

The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a charitable organization that works with Canadians to make a difference to the kind of legacy we leave behind … not just for wildlife, but also for our children.

Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation

The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is a charitable organization that is committed to the wise use and management of all our natural resources.

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment.

North American Wetlands Conservation Council - Canada

The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada) was established to provide a national mechanism for the implementation of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP), and to take a leadership role in wetlands policy and awareness.

Prairie Conservation Action Plan
PCAP Partnership brings together producers, industry, provincial & federal governments,environmental non-government organizations, research and educational institutions working towards a common vision of prairie and species at risk conservation in Saskatchewan.

Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan

The NPSS is a non-profit, member-driven organization that believes in achieving goals through active, impartial dialogue with all stakeholders.Their mission is to promote understanding and conservation of native plants and their ecosystems by facilitating communication, research, and education.

Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre
The Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre (SBOIC) was created to help promote the conservation of the endangered Burrowing Owl and their prairie habitat through education, stewardship and eco-tourism

The Species at Risk Act (SARA)
SARA recognizes that the protection of wildlife species is a joint responsibility and that all Canadians have a role to play in the protection of wildlife.

Wildlife Habitat Canada
WHC works to conserve, restore and enhance wildlife habitat in Canada. We fund habitat conservation projects, promote conservation action and foster coordination among conservation groups.

Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre

Serves Saskatchewan by gathering, interpreting and distributing standardized information on the ecological status of provincial wild species and communities.

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Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association

The SSCA is a non-profit, producer-based organization whose mission is to promote conservation production systems that improves the land and environment for future generations.

Sask Agri-Map
Sask Agri-Map is an interactive GIS mapping website that will provide the agricultural community in Saskatchewan with a central source of geospatial information. Access to this comprehensive library of digital land and water information provides producers, regional groups and municipalities with a greater capacity to make informed decisions on the landscape.

Provincial Council of Agriculture Development and Diversification Boards for Saskatchewan Inc.

PCAB is a non-profit agriculture organization that focuses on timely, effective delivery of agriculture programs to Saskatchewan producers. PCAB is committed to working with both government and industry to ensure a cooperative, efficient approach to agricultural program delivery.

Conservation Learning Centre

CLC is a producer-driven, non-profit corporation that demonstrates, on a farm-scale, soil and water conservation technology. It also serves as a field laboratory for evaluation and applicability of new research and technology.


Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

The Ministry encourages farmers, ranchers and communities to develop higher value-added production and processing and promotes sustainable economic development in rural Saskatchewan through better risk management.

Agri-Environment Services

The Agri-Environment Services Branch (AESB) is an integration of three existing components - Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA), National Land and Water Information Service (NLWIS) and Agri-Environmental Policy Bureau (AEPB) to address Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)'s agri-environmental issues.

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Climate Change Saskatchewan

It is important for provincial residents to evaluate climate change information in a Saskatchewan context. Improving information available to residents of Saskatchewan will ensure that decisions made by them will be appropriate for the future of our provincial environment, economy and society.

CoCoRaHS - Community Collaborative Rain Hail & Snow Network

CoCoRaHS is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow) with the aim to provide the highest quality data for natural resource, education and research applications. To participate in the program, visit their website  or contact Canada National Coordinator - Alison Sass (204) 944-5768. CoCoRaHS Brochure

GoGreen Saskatchewan - Climate Change

The single most significant environmental challenge facing the globe and citizens of the earth is the changes in our climate that are occurring as a result of greenhouse gas emissions


Environment Canada - Weather

Stay up-to-date with local weather as it happens with the new mobile weatheroffice website.

Saskatchewan's climate change impacts and adaptation information centre. SaskAdapt will help you make adaptation decisions by providing access to the latest information on climate change, its impacts on Saskatchewan and climate change adaptation actions and options in Saskatchewan.

Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative

PARC is a partnership of the governments of Canada, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba mandated to pursue climate change impacts and adaptation research in the Prairie Provinces.

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The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan 
Information on Saskatchewan, including 2,200 individual entries, 21 in-depth essays and over 1,000 maps, charts and photographs. These are the stories of Saskatchewan, "kisiskatchewan," the land of the swiftly flowing river, so named by its First Peoples.

Tourism Saskatchewan

Along with a rich mix of history and culture, Saskatchewan offers visitors endless freshwater fishing and water-based recreation opportunities, abundant wildlife, uncrowded parks, outdoor adventures like canoeing and horseback riding, farm vacations and amazing and accessible golf. Explore Saskatchewan, The Land of Living Skies.

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA)
SUMA is the provincial voice of urban municipal governments representing cities, towns, and villages. SUMA advocates, negotiates and initiates improvements in local, provincial and federal legislation, and delivers programs and services to members to enhance the quality of life in Saskatchewan.

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM)
SARM is the independent association that represents rural municipal government in Saskatchewan and is the principal advocate in representing them before senior governments.

Government of Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan website: Information about Saskatchewan's elected and appointed officials, and the departments, programs, and services that make up the Government of Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan Provincial Parks
Provincial parks were established for three purposes:  recreation, protection, and "social welfare". Saskatchewan currently has 34 provincial parks and 130 recreation sites.

Geoscape - Southern Saskatchewan

Explaining the landscapes, earth and water resources, and natural hazards of Canadian communities. By understanding our geoscape, we can promote its wise use: conserving water, energy, and mineral resources; minimizing the impact of natural hazards; and protecting natural ecosystems that sustain our life.

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