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Agricultural Fact Sheets and Publications

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 Agrifood Canada (AAFC)'s agri-environmental issues. Water Supply and Quality This link will take you to an external website. section.

Saskatchewan Watershed Authority has a number of documents for producers:

Livestock Water Systems This link will take you to an external website. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada provides information guidance to producer:

A workbook designed to help develop and maintain a dugout water system and provides a systems approach to improving both the supply and quality of water starting with the dugout watershed and continuing to its final use.

This on-line tool assesses the quality and suitability of raw water sources for privately owned and operated water supplies.

A comprehensive listing of the Ministry's programs and services. Includes information on environmental farm planning, livestock expansion and agri-business development. Other information that can be found includes:

A technical manual that provides detailed information on planning, design and development of water wells.

Quick Fact: There has been a 60% loss of Canada's wetlands in the past 100 years (in most regions of the country).