#43 | Big Grass River

The Big Grass River Watershed has an area of about 647 square miles. The watershed originates on the east side of Riding Mountain at an elevation of about 2200 feet and water flows east to the Big Grass Marsh. The total drop is about 1350 feet over about 36 miles.

Key waterways in the watershed include Big Grass River, Angle Drain, Glencairn Drain, Gilmore Drain, Glenella Drain, Riding Mountain Drain, Correction Line Drain, Jumping Deer Drain, Alonsa Drain and North Snake Creek.

This subdistrict includes portions of the municipalities of Westlake-Gladstone, Alonsa, Glenella-Lansdowne, Rosedale, and McCreary.

The subdistrict’s annual maintenance budget is about $200,000.


The subdistrict committee is:

Logan Dumanske…………204-843-2347
JoAnne Kleemola………….204-843-2881
Greg McConnell……………204-966-3376
Justin Sawchuk……………..204-352-4429
Dave Smith…………………..204-835-4429
Jarvis Whyte…………………204-835-2661
Duane Stewart……………..204-967-2830
Barry Kohinski………………204-966-3307
Arnold Coutts……………….204-386-2444