Notice of intent to make a determination

Red Sucker Lake First Nation New Aerated Lagoon – Public Comments Invited

November 17, 2022 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Red Sucker Lake First Nation New Aerated Lagoon, located in Red Sucker Lake First Nation, Manitoba, 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 December 17, 2022 to:

Shelly Johnson

200-365 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 3A3


The Proposed Project

Upon approval of the Preliminary Design submission by ISC, AECOM will proceed with Detailed Design and construction tender of the work. Construction Phase of the work will include the following:

- completing a site survey and layout of work areas;

- clearing and grubbing at the Project Site;

- construction including excavating of the two aerated lagoon cells and two SAGR cells;

- completing a pre-blasting survey (if blasting is required);

- blasting (if required);

- borrow sources:

- clay is available adjacent to the lagoon site; material will be excavated and the area will be restored and revegetated.

- granular material will be source locally.

- construction of a blower building to house the aeration blowers;

- underground connection pipping from the aerated lagoon to the SAGR and then to the effluent discharge pipe;

- construction of the access road;

- construction of ditching for the effluent discharge pipe;

- removing construction debris and disposing of it at an approved waste disposal ground; and

- re-vegetating the Project Site.

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