Lakeview Well Field Development – Eskasoni First Nation  – Public Comments Invited

May 15, 2023 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Lakeview Well Field Development, located in Eskasoni First Nation, NS 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. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online.

Written comments must be submitted by June 15, 2023 to:

Indigenous Services Canada – Environment

PO BOX 160

Amherst, NS

B4H 3Z3

The Proposed Project

The project will consist of the installation of well pumps at three new production wells, installation of transmission mains (1,320 m) from the wells to a central water treatment plant, construction of a new water treatment plant (40 m2) and connection to the existing water distribution system, for an overall project footprint of 9,500 m2. New three phase power will be required to power the new well pumps and the water treatment building.

Project activities include Site Preparation (grubbing and grading of site); installation of new well pumps, installation of new water transmission line, construction of new water treatment building and to install new three phase power.

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