Saskatchewan Alliance for Water Sustainability

Back-and-forth debate during Question Period over Ag Water Stewardship Policy

Back-and-forth debate during Question Period over Ag Water Stewardship Policy

Nov 30, 2023 | 4:23pm
The need for a wetland conservation policy in Saskatchewan was a key topic covered in Question Period yesterday (Wed). The NDP critic for Environment, SaskWater, and the Water Security Agency Erika Ritchie says Saskatchewan is the only province without such a policy. “More than a dozen people are here today calling on this government to […]
SAWS deliver letters calling for a wetland conservation policy to the steps of Sask. Legislature

SAWS deliver letters calling for a wetland conservation policy to the steps of Sask. Legislature

Sep 26, 2023 | 4:18pm
A blue container with thousands of letters was delivered to the Saskatchewan Legislature Monday by the Saskatchewan Alliance for Water Sustainability (SAWS). The letters contained comments and concerns from a wide-range of people about the provincial government’s Agricultural Water Stewardship Policy, which is in development and in a consultation period until the end of this […]
SAWS, NDP Critic for Water Security Agency critique WSA’s Ag Water Stewardship Policy

SAWS, NDP Critic for Water Security Agency critique WSA’s Ag Water Stewardship Policy

Jun 6, 2023 | 4:08pm
The Saskatchewan Alliance for Water Sustainability (SAWS) and the Sask. NDP Critic for the Water Security Agency, raised concerns Monday of the WSA’s Agricultural Water Stewardship Policy. SAWS says the policy lacks, among other things, requirements to restore drained wetlands, and “no explicit plan to improve water quality already damaged by wetland drainage and other […]