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WATER - Water resource management - Dams

Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 1:02 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiffs from the summary dismissal of their action. The plaintiffs owned and occupied property on the banks of the Souris River. Their properties were inundated by flooding that occurred in June 2011 and they suffered damage to their personal and real property. The plaintiffs claimed that their losses probably would have been avoided if the two dams in the Souris River basin had been operated by the defendants in a way that maximized their flood protection capacities. The defendant Saskatchewan Watershed Authority (SWA)...