Backgrounder: Residents of Saskatchewan to benefit from recreational facility upgrades, improved water and wastewater infrastructure, and clean energy projects 

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Residents of Saskatchewan to benefit from recreational facility upgrades, improved water and wastewater infrastructure, and clean energy projects

Residents of Saskatchewan to benefit from recreational facility upgrades, improved water and wastewater infrastructure, and clean energy projects

Funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support 24 infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan. The Government of Canada is investing more than $31.1 million in these projects, with the Government of Saskatchewan providing over $22.7 million. Contributions by recipients toward their respective projects are more than $7.2 million. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $61 million. Funding recipients are responsible for any additional project costs.

Recreation infrastructure projects funded under the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal / Other Funding

Indian Head, Town of

Swimming Pool Renovation

Build a new outdoor swimming pool, with a lap pool, leisure pool, waterslide feature and beach entry area.

$704,813

$587,285

$469,934

Pense, Village of

Arena Flooring and Piping Upgrades

Replace the brine piping system in both the skating arena and curling rink and install a new flooring base.

$342,440

$285,338

$228,322

Rockglen, Town of

Rinks Plant Project

Combine the skating and curling rink ice together as one plant and update the safety controls, brine pumps, and condenser.

 

$176,000

 

$146,650

$117,348

Sturgeon Lake, First Nations of

Children's Playgrounds

Install accessible, safe and modern playground equipment for youth.

 

$223,951

 

$74,650

$0

Turtleford, Town of

Spray and Play

Build an outdoor recreational facility.

$63,000

$52,495

$42,005

Watson, Town of

McNab Regional Park Authority Clubhouse Renovation

Replace the existing shower house according to the highest accessibility an environmental standards, and install a high-efficiency furnace and on-demand water heaters, floor heat, LED lighting and appropriate ventilation.

 

$99,514

 

$82,920

$66,351

Willow Bunch No. 42, Rural Municipality of

Swimming Pool Showerhouse Revitalization-- Jean Louis Legare Regional Park Authority

Renovate the existing shower house building.

 

$32,000

 

$26,664

$21,336

Total federal, provincial and municipal / other funding

$1,641,718

$1,256,002

$945,296

Drinking water, waste water, solid waste management, and clean energy projects funded under the Green Infrastructure Stream

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal / Other Funding

Balcarres, Town of

New Well Project

Construct two new wells and replace raw water pipeline.

$392,000

$326,634

$261,366

Britannia No. 502, Rural Municipality of

Greenstreet Lagoon Expansion

Increase capacity of the lagoon cells and meet effluent limits.

$237,150

$197,606

$158,120

Ceylon, Village of

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Install a new mechanical piping and filtration system and new distribution pumps to meet current demand.

$119,721

$99,757

$79,824

Cowessess First Nation

SaskPower - Awasis 10MW Solar Interconnection

Connect the Awasis Solar Project to the provincial electrical grid.

 

$1,702,500

 

*$1,702,500

$0

Edenwold No. 158, Rural Municipality of

Awasis Solar – 10 MW Project

Implement the Awasis Solar Project.

 

$3,500,000

$0

 

$1,166,667

Frontier, Village of

Landfill Decommissioning

Conduct  environmental site assessments, and decommission the landfill.

$408,568

 

$340,439

 

$272,413

Lakeland No. 521, Rural Municipality of

McPhee Lake Landfill Cover

Provide final cover for the landfill and return the site to a vegetated area.

$141,308

$117,745

$94,217

Macklin, Town of

Cast Iron Water Main Replacement

Replace the current cast iron water main lines and replace them with PVC lines.

$791,502

$659,519

$527,734

Ogema, Town of

Wastewater Infrastructure Upgrades

Upgrade the wastewater infrastructure including the construction of new cells, sewage force main, sewage lift station, effluent irrigation system, reject water discharge line, and associated works.

$1,125,200

$937,573

$750,227

Pilger, Village of

Treatment Plant Upgrade

Install a reverse osmosis filtration system, chemical feed system, distribution piping, and perform associated electrical, mechanical, and civil works.

$170,400

$141,986

$113,614

Porcupine Plain, Town of

Landfill Closure -- Porcupine Regional Waste Management Authority

Decommission and close the existing municipal landfill site.

$60,251

$50,204

$40,173

Regina, City of

SaskPower - Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)

Implement a project that will help balance the power system during power demand spikes and support intermittent generation options such as wind and solar.

 

$13,114,675

 

*$13,114,675

$0

Saltcoats, Town of

Landfill Corrective Action and Closure

Prepare and implement a corrective action and closure plan, including grading, cap barrier and topsoil placement.

$76,840

$64,027

$51,233

Spiritwood, Town of

Sewage Pumping Station Replacements

Decommission and replace two sewage pumping stations.

$844,800

$703,930

$563,270

Weyburn No. 67, Rural Municipality of

Pesâkâstêw Solar Project

Implement the Pesâkâstêw Solar Project

 

$3,500,000

$0

$1,166,667

Weyburn No. 67, Rural Municipality of

SaskPower - Pesâkâstêw 10MW Solar Interconnection

Connect the Pesâkâstêw Solar Project to the provincial electrical grid

 

$1,695,000

*$1,695,000

$0

Wynyard, Town of

Cast Iron Water Mains Replacement

Replace the current cast iron water mains and associated works.

$1,586,084

$1,321,604

$1,057,522

Total federal, provincial and municipal / other funding

$29,465,999

$21,473,199

$6,303,047

*Provincial portion funded by SaskPower, a provincial Crown corporation in Saskatchewan.

 

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