SSRWSI Documents

SSRWSI Documents

Nomination Document for Heritage River Status

Submitted to the Canadian Heritage Rivers Board by the Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport, 2011


River Nomination

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Cultural Heritage Values

Chapter 3: Natual Heritage Values

Chapter 4: Recreation Values

Chapter 5: Conclusion


Letters of Support (SSRWSI Letter on p.27)

South Saskatchewan River Watershed Maps

Detailed WAC Area Maps:

West Area | Lake Diefenbaker Area | North Area
The South Saskatchewan River Watershed is divided into three main planning areas: North, Lake Diefenbaker, and West. Each area has its own Watershed Advisory Committee (WAC).

Water Security Agency (WSA):

Saskatchewan Watersheds Map

This map provides the boundaries of 29 watersheds and 10 major basins in the province of Saskatchewan.


Climate Maps

Other Maps

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.

Canadian Wetland Inventory Map

Ducks Unlimited Canada – Interactive Mapping Portal

The Canadian Wetland Inventory (CWI) Progress Map displays CWI-compatible wetland inventory areas that are completed or in progress across Canada. This map application also permits the visualization of detailed wetland polygons and attribute information for certain areas where wetland inventory data have been made available

Ocean Watersheds of Canada

Natural Resources Canada – The Atlas of Canada

A watershed is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. Canada’s ocean watersheds are the Atlantic Ocean, Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.

Geology and Groundwater Resources Maps

Water Security Agency

Groundwater maps illustrate the spatial extent, distribution, and depth of potential aquifers throughout Saskatchewan for both glacial and bedrock deposits. Detailed cross-sections complement the groundwater maps. Information on the location of potential aquifers, water supply potential, and sensitivity to contamination are described in the accompanying reports.

Protect Your Watershed 

Canadian Geographic

This interactive map is a tool that allows users to identify the watershed in which they live, become informed on the major issues affecting it, connect to environmental organizations active in their watershed, post their own photos, share their stories and get involved.

GeoSask is a centralized public website that provides one clear online access point to different types of maps and geographic information related to Saskatchewan land from across various government sources.

Fish Habitat Map

South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards

The content of this downloadable map involves data collected from the 2011-2012 fish habitat study initiated by the South Saskatchewan River Watershed Stewards Inc. (SSRWSI).