Prairie Provinces Water Board

The most significant interjurisdictional water management arrangement in Canada is the Master Agreement on Apportionment.

1986 Pearse Inquiry on Federal Water Policy

Contact Us

Prairie Provinces Water Board
Suite 1001 - 10th Floor, Alvin Hamilton Building
1783 Hamilton Street
Regina, SK S4P 2B6

Telephone: (306) 564-4462 or (306) 807-8563
Fax: (306) 780-6810  

Email: ppwb@ec.gc.ca

Secretariat

The Secretariat provides technical and administrative support to the Board and each of the Committees. The Executive Director reports to the Board. Other Secretariat staff report to the Executive Director. The PPWB was supported by its Executive Director and staff of the PPWB Secretariat from 1969 until 1995, at which time the functions of the Secretariat were integrated into the Transboundary Waters Unit of Environment and Climate Change Canada. The day to day operations of the Board remain the responsibility of the PPWB Executive Director who is supported by the PPWB committees and staff of Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Patrick Cherneski

Executive Director

Phone: 306-807-8563
Email: patrick.cherneski@ec.gc.ca

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Agnes Fojt

PPWB Secretary

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Joanne Sketchell

COWQ Secretary

Phone: 306-564-4455
Email: joanne.sketchell@ec.gc.ca

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Jim Friesen

Engineering Advisor

Email: jim.friesen@ec.gc.ca

Environment and Climate Change Canada

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