Backgrounder: Residents of Saskatoon area to benefit from upgrades to water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure, and other community and green infrastructure projects

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Residents of Saskatoon area to benefit from upgrades to water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure, and other community and green infrastructure projects

Residents of Saskatoon area to benefit from upgrades to water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure, and other community and green infrastructure projects

Funding through the Investing in Canada plan will support 11 infrastructure projects in Saskatoon and area. The Government of Canada is investing more than $41.1 million in these projects, with the Government of Saskatchewan providing over $34.3 million. The City of Saskatoon is providing $25.8 million to support seven of these projects. The remaining projects are funded by other recipients. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $102 million. Funding recipients are responsible for any additional project costs.

Projects funded under the Green Infrastructure Stream, including drinking water, wastewater, solid waste management, adaptation and disaster mitigation, active transportation, and clean energy projects

Project title & Proponent

Project Description

Federal contribution

Provincial contribution

Proponent
Contribution

Wastewater Treatment Plant North 40 Forcemain Twinning – City of Saskatoon

Construct two new forcemains to convey biosolids to the City of Saskatoon's North 40 Biosolids Handling Facility.

$12,680,000

$10,565,610

$8,454,390

Recovery Park – City of Saskatoon

Construct a waste recovery and transfer facility.

$7,800,000

$6,499,350

$5,200,650

Spadina Lift Station – City of Saskatoon

Construct a new lift station as the existing one is at the end of its service life.

$7,200,000

$ 5,999,400

$4,800,600

Montgomery Place Drainage Strategy – City of Saskatoon

Construct approximately  eight kilometres of ditch and right-of-way crossings to improve surface drainage and reduce the flooding risk in the Montgomery Place neighbourhood.

$3,200,000

$2,666,400

$2,133,600

Landfill Gas Expansion – City of Saskatoon

Reduce landfill emissions of greenhouse gases by expanding the landfill gas collection, flaring system and power generation plant.

$3,200,000

$2,666,400

$2,133,600

Active Transportation Plan and Sidewalk Expansion – City of Saskatoon

Construct approximately eight kilometres of sidewalks in high-pedestrian areas to eliminate gaps in the sidewalk network.

$2,000,000

$1,666,500

$1,333,500

Utility Scale Solar Power Plant – City of Saskatoon

Build a utility solar power generation facility that will be connected to Saskatoon Light and Power's grid to help reduce community greenhouse gases.

$1,400,000

$1,166,550

$933,450

Saskatoon East Potable Water Pipeline Replacement – SaskWater

Replace three kilometres of water distribution pipeline to continue to provide reliable and sustainable service to the communities of Allan, Bradwell, Clavet, Elstow, RM of Blucher, RM of Corman Park, and 21 rural water utility groups, including the Lost River Utility, Highway 41 Water Utility, and the Dundurn Rural Water Utility.

$1,341,600

$1,117,888

$894,512

Total federal, provincial and proponent funding

$38,821,600

$32,348,098

$25,884,302


Projects funded under the new
COVID-19 Resilience Stream

Project title &  Proponent

Project Description

Federal contribution

Provincial contribution

Proponent
Contribution

Meewasin Trail Enhancements –Meewasin Valley Authority 

Add new trails, benches, picnic tables, interpretive signage, and associated works to increase safety, capacity, and accessibility.

$2,202,800

1,835,483

$1,468,717

Curling Rink Facility Re-roofing Project – Sutherland Curling Club

Replace the existing roof with a metal one to improve the building’s structure and energy efficiency.

$100,740

$83,942

$67,168

Washrooms that Work for All – Saskatoon Western Development Museum 

Upgrade the public washrooms to make them gender neutral and wheelchair accessible.

$48,542

$40,448

$32,365

Total federal, provincial and proponent funding

$2,352,082

$1,959,873

$1,568,250

 

 

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