Damage and Pollution

There are many factors that affect the Sackville River Watershed. Damage and Pollution are major factors that the Sackville Rivers Association tries to mitigate. Factors such as urbanization, acid rain and silt have major impacts on the river. Through restoration work, river cleanups and efforts to affect public policy the SRA attempts to lower the impact that these issues have on the watershed.


If you would like to report a silt event or any other pollution event observed within the Sackville River Watershed, please call one of the following numbers:


Department of Fisheries and Oceans : 426-3909

Coast Guard (Toll Free) : 1-800-565-1633

Halifax Regional Municipality : 311

Pollution Prevention Program (HRM) : 490-6943

Environmental Emergency (Environment Canada) : 426-6200

Sackville Rivers Association: 865-9238


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