Notice of intent to make a determination
 Muskowekwan Water Treatment Plant Upgrades - Public Comments Invited

October 21, 2020 - Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Muskowekwan Water Treatment Plant Upgrades, located on Muskowekwan IR 85 is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, Indigenous Services Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination.

Written comments must be submitted by November 20, 2020 to:

Indigenous Services Canada
 SK Region, Environment Unit
 1827 Albert Street
 Regina, SK S4P 2S9

 The Proposed Project

The project will include the construction of a new water treatment plant and the connection of a water supply well for Muskowekwan First Nation located on NW 12-27-15 W2M.  The WTP building will sit upon a new underground concrete storage reservoir.  Total area of the building is 616 sq. m.  Total area of facility, including gravel surfaces and truck load out is 0.32 ha (3200 sq. m).  Building construction is typical wood frame construction , with brick veneer.  Treatment process include biological pretreatment with membrane filtration.  The process is sized to meet the ten year design period with room for expansion to meet the twenty year design period.  The existing WTP will be decommissioned upon completion of the new facility.


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