January 15, 2021 (5 p.m.)
The water usage restriction for the City of Weyburn has been lifted.
The City thanks its residents and businesses for their cooperation.
January 15, 2021 (3:15 p.m.)
Public Works and Parks staff have been working tirelessly through the day on priority trouble spots, streets and back alleys.
Cleanup will continue next week in City parks and other repairs needed around the community.
Thank you to Weyburn Fire Dept. and Weyburn Police Service for their efforts and focus on community safety during the cleanup.
January 14, 2021 (9:15 p.m.)
1st Ave. NE has reopened to traffic and power is restored in the area.
The City thanks the public for their patience while Public Works, Parks and SaskPower crews worked to cleanup the area.
January 14, 2021 (12:30 p.m.)
The City of Weyburn is asking residents to limit their water usage to essential purposes only until further notice.
This is to help mitigate any water service issues so City staff and emergency crews can focus on cleanup efforts from the windstorm.
The City thanks its residents for their cooperation and encourages everyone to reach out to neighbours and family members who may need assistance.
January 14, 2021 (11:45 a.m.)
The City is responsible for cleanup of city-owned trees and crews will be working throughout the coming days on removing hazards along streets and sidewalks. Residents are responsible for any damage to home-owned trees.
Please do not put branches into city garbage bins. If residents need assistance in removal or disposal of trees and branches, there are various local businesses or organizations to contact for this work.
Released January 14, 2021 (9:30 a.m.)
Public works, Parks, Police and Fire crews have been working around the city cleaning up and restoring safety after last night’s wind storm.
First Ave. is closed eastward from Government Rd. to Assiniboia St. SaskPower and City crews will be working in the area throughout the day.
First Ave. is closed to local traffic only from Assiniboia St. to 16th St. and detours are in place.
The City is reminding residents that powerline safety is paramount; treat every powerline as if it is live and let authorities deal with any issues.
Any non-emergency essential issues, please contact the Police station at (306) 848-3250. Public Works can be contacted at (306) 848-3290.
Police are reminding drivers that intersections with lights out must be treated as four-way stops. Take due care and caution at railway crossings.
Please be cautious and give priority to city and emergency crews working on our streets and around our community today.
The City will continue to provide any updates on its website.