Wapachewunak Water Treatment Plant Optimization

The existing water treatment plant on Wapachewunak IR 192D has reached the end of its life span at 40 years old. The proposed project includes excavation for new reservoir, underground utilities and site improvements.  Construction will span over the course of one year, beginning April 2021, completion in August 2022.  Commissioning of new systems and Demolition of existing structures is required.  Contractor will haul material offsite to regional disposal site for recycling / disposal as necessary. Water treatment plant upgrades, including a new concrete storage reservoir, building expanasion, installation of new treatment system, mechanical and electrical upgrades.

Latest update

November 3, 2020 - Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination https://iaac-aeic.gc.ca/050/evaluations/document/136584 and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of determination for the Wapachewunak Water Treatment Plan Optimization - November 3, 2020
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - October 2, 2020


Indigenous Services Canada
Alvin Hamilton Building, 1783 Hamilton Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2B6
Telephone: 306-581-3134
Email: isc-skenv@sac-isc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Wapachewunak IR 192D (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Water Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    English River First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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