Backgrounder: Federal and provincial governments invest more than $51 million in water and wastewater infrastructure improvements across Saskatchewan

Backgrounder

Joint funding through the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) and the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Steam (RNCIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) will support 34 drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects across Saskatchewan. The federal government is investing more than $27.9 million towards these projects, while Saskatchewan is contributing over $23.2 million. Recipients are contributing more than $18.6 million and are responsible for any additional costs.

Project Information:

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Stream

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Town of Alameda

Lagoon Upgrades

This project consists of  upgrading the lagoon in the town by digging a new cell to increase its capacity and support future growth.

GIS

$1,072,800

$893,911

$715,289

Village of Calder

Water Treatment System Upgrade

The village’s water treatment system will receive upgrades to address non-compliance issues and to continue to provide safe and reliable drinking water to the community.

GIS

$262,560

$218,778

$175,062

Town of Cudworth

Sewage Pumping Station Upgrades

A new station will be constructed with wet well storage and pumps capable of meeting wastewater flows for a design period of 20 years.

GIS

$803,600

$669,600

$535,800

Town of Davidson

Water Tower Rehabilitation

This project consists of removing and replacing the aged and deteriorated exterior coating of the existing water tower and repairing areas of corrosion on the steel tank tower.

GIS

$182,000

$151,652

$121,348

Village of Debden

Water Treatment Upgrade

The groundwater treatment plant will be upgraded with a new treatment process to comply with a mandate and provincial water regulations.

GIS

$466,202

$388,463

$310,841

Northern Village of Denare Beach

Wastewater Treatment Upgrades

The project is to improve wastewater treatment and sludge management will be improved to comply with provincial and federal regulations.

GIS

$1,501,800

$1,251,375

$1,001,325

Village of Elk Ridge

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

This project consists of increasing the water treatment capacity and water quality of the Elk Ridge Utility water treatment plant in order to meet provincial drinking water quality standards, along with current and future community needs.

GIS

$434,000

$361,631

$289,369

Town of Francis

Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

This project consists of upgrading the water treatment process to meet Groundwater Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water  source water requirements and comply with provincial drinking water regulations.

GIS

$291,120

$242,576

$194,104

Village of Glenside

Water Plant Upgrade

The water treatment process will be improved to ensure it complies with regulations for potable water supplies.

GIS

$46,000

$38,330

$30,670

Northern Village of Green Lake

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

This project consists of improving the water treatment process to comply with provincial drinking water regulations.

GIS

$1,860,000

$1,549,845

$1,240,155

Village of Kincaid

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

This project consists of improving the water treatment process to comply with provincial drinking water regulations.

GIS

$876,024

$729,947

$584,089

Town of Lemberg

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Storage will be increased to meet recommended fire demand capacities and minimum requirements for bacteriological, turbidity, and chemical parameters.

GIS

$1,336,800

$1,113,889

$891,311

Rural Municipality of Livingston No. 331

Village of Arran Water Treatment Plant Relocation and Upgrade

The village’s current water treatment system will be relocated to a new space as the current water treatment plant building is collapsing in on itself.

GIS

$76,736

$63,940

$51,164

Rural Municipality of Loreburn No. 254

Cutbank Rural Pipeline Utility Regional Water Treatment Upgrades*

This project consists of addressing ongoing non-compliances in the potable water treatment system for the Cutbank Rural Pipeline Utility .

GIS

$2,048,876

$1,707,226

$1,366,088

Rural Municipality of Maple Bush No. 224

Palliser Regional Park - Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

The water treatment process will be improved to comply with provincial drinking water regulations.

GIS

$426,000

$354,964

$284,036

Rural Municipality of Milton No. 292

Alsask Treatment Plant Upgrades and Raw Water Cistern Rehabilitation

This project consists of increasing the efficiency and output of the water at the Alsask Water Treatment Plant by installing new distribution pumps and a new standby pump to ensure that the users of this water system will have access to water if a power failure occurs.

GIS

$150,196

$125,150

$100,143

Town of Naicam

Sanitary Sewer System Upgrades

The sanitary sewer collection and discharge system will be upgraded due to it reaching the end of its lifecycle.

GIS

$1,184,000

$986,568

$789,432

Village of Neilburg

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

This project consists of addressing the village’s current water quality concerns, including the inability to achieve breakpoint chlorination due to high levels of ammonia as well as significant amounts of scale in the treatment and distribution system. This will ultimately provide residents with high-quality drinking water.  

GIS

$2,140,672

$1,783,715

$1,427,293

Town of Norquay

Water Tower Replacement

This project consists of replacing the town’s existing water storage tank with an equivalent storage tank that is more cost efficient.

GIS

$399,968

$333,273

$266,679

Town of Pense

Wastewater Infrastructure Upgrades

This project consists of addressing ongoing issues with condition and performance of the existing lift station pumps and process piping.

GIS

$368,160

$306,769

$245,471

Village of Pierceland

Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

Sewer pumps and piping will be upgraded to get maximum efficiency and create less head pressure on the pumps as well as upgrading the measurement instruments and installing an automatic generator to keep up with the demands on the lift station when the power is out.

GIS

$484,800

$403,960

$323,240

Northern Village of Pinehouse

Raw Water and SPS No. 2 Upgrades*

This project consists of upgrading the raw water supply system and increase the Sewage Pump Station No. 2 pumping capacity, contributing to increased access to potable water.

GIS

$747,300

$622,688

$498,262

Village of Plenty

Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

This project consists of the installation and operation of an ultraviolet disinfection system.

GIS

$41,824

$34,850

$27,887

Town of Ponteix

Water Treatment Plant Wastewater Discharge Upgrade

Upgrades to the waterworks will ensure that wastewater and residuals from the water treatment facility are amended, treated, or removed from discharge to Notukeu Creek.

GIS

$125,200

$104,323

$83,477

Town of Radisson

Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

This project consists of improving the water treatment process to comply with provincial drinking water regulations.

GIS

$350,000

$291,638

$233,362

Town of Redvers

Water Treatment Plant and Process Upgrade

Upgrades to the town’s water plant will improve the treatment quality and enable its compliance with provincial drinking water regulations.

GIS

$2,464,000

$2,053,128

$1,642,872

Town of Rose Valley

Critical Wastewater and Water Line Infrastructure Replacement

This project consists of increasing wastewater and waterworks structural capacity to handle extreme weather events, introducing greater system resilience by replacing the existing vulnerable and critical infrastructure.  

GIS

$412,000

$343,299

$274,701

Village of Semans

Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant

This water treatment plant upgrade includes a reverse osmosis membrane filtration system.

GIS

$364,000

$303,303

$242,697

Village of St. Gregor

Drinking Water Well Newly Constructed

This project consists of the construction of a new back up reservoir well of 160 feet, the construction of a new observation well of 150 feet, and the retrofit of the existing well to a second observation well (with backup well capabilities), providing the community with increased and long-term access to drinking water.

GIS

$50,624

$42,183

$33,754

Northern Settlement of Uranium City

Northern Settlement of Uranium City - Water System Upgrades

The existing water treatment plant/pumphouse will receive upgrades and additional treatment equipment, bottle fill, and tank load facility to continue to provide potable water to the community.

GIS

$1,600,000

$1,333,200

$1,066,800

Village of Craven

Water Supply and Treatment Upgrades

This project consists of the investigation and installation of two new water supply wells including electrical connection and appurtenances, to meet community water supply demands.

GIS

$801,000

$667,433

$534,067

Town of Vonda

Sewage Lagoon Upgrades

A two-cell sewage facultative lagoon will be built to provide sewage treatment for the community, along with meeting the current wastewater regulations.

GIS

$2,351,080

$1,959,037

$1,567,583

Town of Watrous

Lagoon Outfall Upgrades*

A new sanitary sewer pipeline will be built from the town to its wastewater lagoon, providing additional capacity to the system and minimizing asset in mitigating future basement sewer backups.

GIS & RNCIS

$900,240

$750,125

$600,235

Town of Whitewood

Lagoon Upgrades*

This project consists of upgrading the town’s lagoon to meet the current environmental standards.

GIS

$1,284,000

$1,069,893

$856,107

* Federal funding is conditional on fulfilling all requirements related to consultation with Indigenous groups and environmental assessment obligations.

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