Programs

Forage Seed Assistance

Forage Seed Assistance

Forage Seed Assistance

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A rebate program designed to assist land owners in protecting marginal or erosion-prone areas by establishing permanent forage cover.

Landowners are eligible for Forage Seed Assistance  to a maximum of 50 acres each year.  Cost is shared by the Province and Municipal Levy contribution obtained through the WWD general budget.  A rebate of $15.00 per acre will be provided  upon a proof of purchase ending September 30th to a maximum of $750 .   

Crossing Repair

Forage Seed Assistance

Forage Seed Assistance

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Assistance to landowners in the repair, replacement, upgrading and maintenance of crossings within the WWD district.

Subject to available funding, the program will provide materials required for residential, agricultural, commercial, etc. crossing projects within the district. ​​


Contact Westlake Watershed District Office for more information. 

Abandoned Well Capping

Beaver Damage Mitigation

Beaver Damage Mitigation

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Assistance to landowners in sealing wells that are no longer in use for water supply purposes.

Subject to available funding, the program will provide all materials required for the proper disinfecting, filling and sealing of approved abandoned wells in the WWD area.

Contact Westlake Watershed District Office for more information.

Beaver Damage Mitigation

Beaver Damage Mitigation

Beaver Damage Mitigation

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Assistance to landowners in controlling beaver populations and damage

These strategies include a Bounty Incentive program and a beaver dam leveling program. 

The WWD contributes to a beaver bounty incentive program offered by the RM`s of Alonsa and Lakeshore. 

Beaver dam removal from order in council drains can be done through cost effective and efficient means.

The district also offers pond leveling services to residents of the area who are dealing with blocked culverts due to beaver activity.


Contact Westlake Watershed District Office for more information.​