North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance

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Winter Sunrise near Nordegg, Ram subwatershed. photo: Bill Trout

North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA)


People working together for a healthy and functioning North Saskatchewan River watershed – today and tomorrow. 


To protect and improve water quality, water quantity (instream flow) and the health of our watershed by: seeking, developing and sharing knowledge; facilitating partnerships and collaborative planning; and working in an adaptive management process. 


  • To educate and increase the public’s understanding of watershed protection and its importance by developing and providing programs on the improvement of water quality, water quantity, and the health of the North Saskatchewan Watershed 

  • To conduct research relating to the protection of the North Saskatchewan Watershed and to share results of the research 


NSWA is grateful for annual funding from Alberta Environment and Parks, EPCOR and many of our municipal partners in the watershed who contribute to our ongoing work and technical studies.