Backgrounder: Federal and provincial governments partner on infrastructure projects for Saskatchewan

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Federal and provincial governments partner on infrastructure projects for Saskatchewan

Joint funding through the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS), the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream (RNCIS), the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS), and the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan (ICIP) will support 44 public infrastructure projects. The federal government is investing more than $165.5 million towards these projects, while the Government of Saskatchewan is contributing over $144.2 million. Recipients are contributing more than $63.4 million to their respective projects and are responsible for any additional costs.

Project Information:

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Funding Stream

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Town of Aberdeen

Water Pumphouse, Reservoir, and Pump Upgrades

A new water pumphouse with two pump wells, piping to connect the new facility to the existing reservoir and distribution network. A new truck fill station for surrounding communities and all associated works.

ICIP - GIS

$1,366,000

$1,138,220

$910,780

Town of Alameda

Grant Devine Dam – Tailwater Mitigation

Replace a downstream flow restriction from the Grant Devine Dam spillway to pass beyond the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) crossing. Design and construction of a temporary new embankment for the installation of a bridge across the valley.

ICIPGIS

$35,000,000

$35,000,000

$0

Town of Birch Hills

Lagoon Expansion Project*

Expand the current secondary storage cell with an additional secondary cell, new control structures, and twinning of the current effluent pipe.

ICIP - GIS

$556,220

$463,470

$370,860

Rural Municipality of Cambria No. 6; Village of Coleville; Rural Municipality of Edenwold No. 158; City of Estevan; Village of Glaslyn; Village of Halbrite; Town of  Kindersley; Village of Marengo; City of  Meadow Lake; Rural Municipality of North Battleford No. 437; City/Town of  Grenfell

SaskPower Distributed Generation (DG) Enablement*

Interconnect approximately 27 generation plants that will also connect to SaskPower’s nine substations. Upgrade the nine substations and an additional two transmission substations, add 25 radio communication links, along with additional works.

ICIP - GIS

$9,107,000

$0

$9,107,000

Resort Village of Candle Lake

East Lagoon Upgrade*

Upgrade Candle Lake East Lagoon to meet effluent limits. Expand and re-configure the existing primary and secondary cells, and add aeration to the primary cell.

ICIP - GIS

$2,640,000

$2,199,780

$1,760,220

Town of Carrot River; Town of Eston; Town of Foam Lake; Town of Kindersley; Village of Leoville; Town of Norquay; City of North Battleford; Town of Spiritwood; Town of Unity; City of Weyburn

Saskatchewan Health Authority Long-Term Care Facilities HVAC Ventilation Upgrades

Upgrade HVAC system at four long-term care facilities in the province: Norquay Health Centre, Eston Jubilee Lodge, Foam Lake Jubilee Lodge, and the Spiritwood and District Health Complex.

ICIP - CVRIS

$6,333,600

$0

$0

Town of Carrot River; Town of Kindersley; Village of Leoville; City of North Battleford; Town of Unity

Saskatchewan Health Authority Long-Term Care Facilities HVAC Ventilation Upgrades 2

Upgrade HVAC systems at four long-term care facilities in the province: River Heights Lodge,  Carrot River Health Centre, Unity and District Health Centre, and the Evergreen Health Centre.

ICIP - CVRIS

$4,947,861

$0

$0

Northern Town of Creighton

Sewer System Rehabilitation*

Spot repairs, sewer relining, and associated works for sewer system rehabilitation.

ICIP - GIS

$1,214,400

$1,011,899

$809,701

Northern Village of Cumberland House

Runway Rehabilitation

Strengthen and stabilize the Cumberland House Airport runway, along with potential sections of the taxiway and apron with a double seal surface treatment and an upgrade from low intensity runway lighting to LED medium intensity lighting.

ICIP - RNCIS

$1,660,000

$1,660,000

$0

Town of Delisle

Replacement of Sewage Lift Station No. 2 and Accompanying Sewage Force Main

Replace existing lift station and force main with a larger capacity lift station and force main in adjacent area.  

ICIP - GIS

$1,083,320

$902,676

$722,304

Town of Hepburn

Wastewater Improvements/Expansion

Increase the capacity and treatment quality of the wastewater lagoon.

ICIP - GIS

$1,048,300

$873,496

$698,954

Village of Hodgeville

Water Well and Water Treatment Plant Improvements

Drill two new groundwater wells into a deep aquifer and construct a new reverse osmosis membrane treatment system housed in an expansion of the existing water treatment plant.

ICIP - GIS

$1,219,200

$1,015,898

$812,902

City of Humboldt

Storm Water Detention Pond

Build a recessed storm water detention pond, install approximately 570m of pipe, landscaping and road repairs.

ICIP - GIS

$647,120

$539,213

$431,467

Rural Municipality of Invergordon No. 430

Yellow Creek Waterworks Upgrade Project

Upgrade existing waterworks infrastructure, including the addition of a new water treatment processing system.

ICIP - GIS

$793,373

$661,078

$528,981

Village of Kelliher

Lagoon Expansion and Rehabilitation*

Expand the lagoon's secondary cell, rehabilitate existing cells, and redesign of the valves and piping between cells.

ICIP - GIS

$340,800

$283,972

$227,228

Village of Kenaston

Lagoon Expansion

Expand lagoon by approximately 15,000 cubic meters.

ICIP - GIS

$396,170

$330,108

$264,146

Village of Kenosee Lake

Moose Mountain Provincial Park Wastewater Treatment Upgrades*

Assess sewage disposal and treatment needs, identify upgrade options, and confirm the final approach for the sewage lagoon improvements.

ICIP - GIS

$390,000

$390,000

$0

Town of Langham

Langham Regional Water System *

The new water treatment plant will provide the Town of Langham and regional customers with access to safe and reliable drinking water.

ICIP - GIS
ICIP - RNCIS

 $4,279,189

 $3,599,640

 2,880,360

Northern Town of La Ronge

Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades*/**

A new mechanical building with upgrades including coarse screening, grit removal, fine screening, sequencing batch reactor secondary treatment, UV disinfection, upgrades to existing tanks, sludge management, and decommissioning of the existing facility.

ICIP - GIS

$7,060,000

$5,882,745

$4,707,255

Village of Lebret

Ellisboro Trail Watermain Replacement

Replace iron watermain, including the removal of approximately 0.92 km of watermain and substituting it with a new PVC waterline, including saddles, valves, and associated works, and replace the asphalt.

ICIP - GIS

$564,600

$470,453

$376,447

Village of Limerick; RM of Stonehenge No. 73

Water Supply and Treatment Project

Two new wells in the Judith River Aquifer, a truck fill station for non-potable users in the RM, a water treatment plant expansion including a new reverse osmosis system, and a wastewater lagoon expansion.

ICIP - GIS

$1,575,200

$1,312,535

$1,050,265

Village of Loon Lake

Potable Water Distribution Lines*

Install new water distribution lines with new curb stops, valves, and hydrants.

ICIP - GIS

$1,762,000

$1,468,187

$1,174,813

Village of Loreburn

Regional Lagoon Expansion

Build an additional storage cell, evaporative cell, and transfer structures.

ICIP - GIS

$545,600

$454,621

$363,779

Rural Municipality of Lumsden No. 189

Wascana Creek Bridge Erosion Protection*

Implement erosion protection such as heavy riprap and articulating concrete block to prevent erosion to the Wascana Creek banks, bridge abutment, and roadway during high flow events.

ICIP - GIS

$252,020

$209,996

$168,034

Town of Maidstone

Water Supply Expansion Project

Drill and connect a new well, including all electrical and structural improvements.

ICIP - GIS

$187,742

$156,436

$125,177

Rural Municipality of Marquis No. 191

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park Water System Upgrade

Replace the old steel reservoir with a new one to improve water storage for the park year-round, provide secondary treatment, and conduct modifications to the distribution network.

ICIP - GIS

$392,500

$392,500

$0

Village of McLean

Edgeley Regional Potable Water System**

Expand an existing wellfield, construct a new water treatment plant, convert two existing water treatment plans to pump stations, construct approximately 37 km of regional waterline pipelines, and upgrade each connection point and all associated pumping, mechanical, electrical, and structural upgrades.

ICIP - GIS

$5,425,920

$4,521,148

$3,617,732

Town of Milestone

Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

A new 250,000 litre concrete treated water storage reservoir and a new 200 mm raw water production well, including a new pitiless adapter, a 7.5 high pressure pump, and the conversion of existing greensand filters to biological filtration to eliminate chemical requirements and excessive backwashing.

ICIP - GIS

$1,032,820

$860,597

$688,633

Rural Municipality of Moose Range No. 486

Range Road Bridge*

Replace existing treated timber bridge with new culvert installations, including the dismantling and disposal of the existing structure.

ICIP - RNCIS

$166,700

$333,300

$500,000

Rural Municipality of Perdue No. 346

Perdue Bridge Replacement

Replace existing concrete on the timber bridge with a new bridge construction, including the dismantling and disposal of the existing structure.

ICIP - RNCIS

$166,700

$333,300

$500,000

Town of Radville

Sewer Main Lining and Manhole Rehabilitation

Reline sewer mains and manholes to reduce contamination of the soil and ensure the infrastructure can sustain heavy rainfalls, mitigating the collapse of roads caused by erosion from heavy water/wastewater flow.

ICIP - GIS

$429,406

$357,803

$286,306

Town of Rosthern

Water Supply and Treatment Plant Upgrades**

Construct five new water wells, water control building and water treatment plant, install raw water supply line, integrate a new communication system, upgrade existing well control buildings, and demolish the old water treatment plant, reservoir chambers, and sedimentation basin.

ICIP - GIS

$7,843,152

$6,535,306

$5,229,422

City of Saskatoon

Bus Rapid Transit System - Red Line

Improve roadway, pathway, curb, intersection, drainage, and more to create the Red Line BRT transit corridor. The transit corridor runs approximately 18km flowing East-West. New stations and a fibre optic network will also be built.

ICIP - PTIS

$37,080,000

$40,895,910

$14,724,090

City of Saskatoon

Bus Rapid Transit System-Blue Line

Improve roadway, pathway, curb, intersection, drainage, and more to create the Blue Line BRT corridor. The transit corridor runs approximately 16 km flowing North-South. New stations and a fibre optic network will also be built.

ICIP - PTIS

$18,335,200

$21,943,805

$5,558,995

Rural Municipality of Sasman No. 336

New Water Treatment Plant

Construction of a new water treatment plant.

ICIP - GIS

$517,400

$431,124

$344,976

Resort Village of Shields

Low Pressure Collection System

Construct approximately 5 km of low-pressure force main, approximately 200 low pressure services and tie-ins to the existing septic tank, and process upgrades to the impacted sewage pumping stations.

ICIP - GIS

$2,355,200

$1,962,470

$1,570,330

Town of Stoughton; RM of Tecumseh No. 65

Main Water Line Replacement and Truck Fill Station

Replace supply main with a new expanded one. The new main will supply a raw water truck fill station. The truck fill will be used for agricultural, livestock and support emergency response.

ICIP - GIS

$1,241,040

$1,034,097

$827,463

Village of Viscount

Well Water Development Project

Drill two wells near the water treatment plant to provide a better quality of water.

ICIP - GIS

$100,560

$83,792

$67,048

Town of Wapella

Wastewater Lagoon Upgrades*

Construct two new lined storage cells, replace the two existing wastewater pumps with two new pumps, and replace the existing asbestos cement force main.

ICIP - GIS

$990,000

$824,918

$660,082

Town of Wawota

Sewer Station No. 1 Upgrade

Replace pumping station No. 1 with a new wet/dry well type pumping station, and build an emergency power generator for sewage pumping station No. 2.

ICIP - GIS

$992,000

$826,584

$661,416

Town of Willow Bunch

Lagoon Expansion

Develop a larger storage cell to increase the surface area and therefore the storage capacity. Develop a new, larger secondary cell to allow expansion of the primary cell.

ICIP - GIS

$602,000

$501,617

$401,383

Northern Settlement of Wollaston

Lake Sewer Main Replacement*

Replace remaining sections of the damaged mains, manholes, and associated works.

ICIP - GIS

$431,200

$359,297

$287,503

Town of Wollaston Lake

Expand the Apron and Taxiway and Upgrade Lighting

Expand the apron and taxiway and upgrade the Precision Approach Path Indication System.

ICIP - RNCIS

$2,050,000

$2,050,000

$0

Town of Wolseley

Saskatchewan Health Authority Wolseley Memorial Union Hospital/Lakeside Nursing Home Ventilation Upgrades

Upgrade HVAC system to provide more clean air, reduce potential contamination, and increase health of residents at the Wolseley Memorial Union Hospital/Lakeside Nursing Home.

ICIP - CVRIS

$455,090

$0

$0

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

**Federal funding is conditional on all climate lens requirements being met.

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