Contact Information:
Watershed Coordinator: David Pattyson
Box 1602, Estevan, SK S4A 2L7
Phone: 306-634-7074
Cell: 306-861-9913
Fax: 306-634-7075
Email: d.pattyson@sasktel.net

Projects of Upper Souris Watershed Association




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Agri-Environmental Group Plans (AEGP):

A producer driven group committed to the education and awareness of environmental practices undertaken by landowners. Through cooperation with partner organizations we will assist producers in making beneficial improvements to their land that affects the health and biodiversity of our water and soil.

 

For More Information on programs available through the Farm Stewardship Program Please  contact an Upper Souris Watershed Representative.

  

 

Farm & Ranch Water Infrastructure Program (FRWIP) 

FRWIP APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO **SEPT 30, 2017**

 

 

Eligible Projects & Eligible Costs

 

 

Wells, Pipelines, Livestock Water Relocation, Dugouts & Connections to Rural Water Utilities

  • Installation of Power to Remote Livestock Watering Sites 50% to a maximum of $ 15,000.00
  • Subscriptions or hook-up fees to a multi-user pipeline 50% to a maximum of $15,000
  • Permanently installed water storage tanks (minimum 1000 gallons) associated with a well or pipeline project 50% to a maximum of $2,500
  • Solar Powered "all-in-one" livestock watering system (solar, wind & nose powered pumps) 50% to a maximum of $5,000

 - Maximum of 1 system per project

 - Limit of 4 livestock watering systems per applicant

  • Dugout Excavation
  • Permanent Fencing, to exclude livestock from a water source, 50% to maximum of $750/project
  • Watering Appliance (watering bowl, hydrant or water trough, minimum capacity 100 gallons) and pad 50% to maximum of $1,000
  •  - Maximum of 1 per project

Well Head Protection

  • Cost Associated with protecting existing well heads 50% to a maximum of $6,000
  •  - landscaping to build up the area around the well head to prevent contamination
  •  -  Purchase and installation of above-ground casing extensions and lockable vented well caps

Well Decommissioning

  • Cost Related to well decommissioning including sealing and capping water wells 90% to a maximum of $10,000

 -  For more information on Well Decommissioning contact an USWA Representative

 

 

 

Maximum grant for all eligible projects approved under FRWIP is $60,000 per applicant.

 

THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE GRANTS RECEIVED FOR COST RELATED TO WELL DECOMMISSIONING

 

For more information on FRWIP funding please Contact an USWA Representative.

 

 

 

Factsheets: BMPs for Invasive Plant Species 

 

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