Backgrounder

The Government of Canada is investing more than $12.7 million in 4 projects under the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Saskatchewan is contributing over $10.8 million. Contributions by recipients toward their respective projects are $7.7 million. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $31.3 million. Funding recipients are responsible for any additional project costs.

Canada and Saskatchewan invest to upgrade drinking water and wastewater infrastructure

The Government of Canada is investing more than $12.7 million in 4 projects under the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Saskatchewan is contributing over $10.8 million. Contributions by recipients toward their respective projects are $7.7 million. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $31.3 million. Funding recipients are responsible for any additional project costs.

Location

Project

Description

Federal Contribution

Provincial Contribution

Proponent Contribution

Clayton No.333; Crystal Lake; Hyas; Keys No. 303, Norquay; Pelly; Preeceville; Stenen; Sturgis

SaskWater Highway 9 Regional Water Supply System

Construct a new water treatment plant & 2 new groundwater wells, upgrade 4 existing wells, a wastewater lagoon, potable water storage, and distribution pumps, install both potable and non-potable pipeline and establish connection points for delivery for each community

$ 11,596,000*

$ 9,662,367

$7,731,633

Kenosee Lake

Moose Mountain Provincial Park- Water Treatment System Upgrade

Convert an existing park building into a new water treatment plant and expand potable water storage capacity to meet both Kenosee and the park’s consumption rates

$567,500

$567,500

n/a

La Ronge

Lac La Ronge Provincial Park Potable Water Supply Upgrade

Build 3 new holding, re-chlorination & distribution facilities at Nut Point, Waden Bay, and Nemeibein Campgrounds, modify current distribution networks, replace the existing surface water treatment plants & other associated works

$ 300,000*

$ 300,000

n/a

Strasbourg

Waste Water Treatment Upgrade – Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park

Reconstruct the park’s single cell facultative lagoon into a two-cell lagoon, performing associated works like raising existing cell berms and refurbishing other existing structures

$ 325,000*

$ 325,000

n/a

Total federal, provincial and proponent funding

$ 12,788,500

$ 10,854,867

$7,731,633

* Federal funding is conditional on consultation requirements being met.

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