algae blooms

NDP calling for government to improve water quality in the province, enact wetland policy

Jul 2, 2021 | 4:50am

The Saskatchewan NDP are calling on the provincial government to address the state of water quality in Saskatchewan, and to implement a provincial Wetland Policy. Environment Critic Erika Ritchie says during heatwaves like this the first thing people want to do is hit the lake, but unfortunately due to mismanagement, many people can’t do so […]

Discovery of new toxins in algae blooms not a big concern: Water Security Agency

Nov 24, 2019 | 9:00am

The Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant is very capable of handling current and future challenges. That’s the feeling of a Water Security Agency spokesperson in the light of a University of Saskatchewan researcher’s findings about algae blooms. Patrick Boyle says the agency has made note of the discovery of additional toxins which are not yet […]