Naicatchewenin Watermain Replacement Project

Naicatchewenin First Nation is located in Northwestern Ontario on Rainy River Lake (Northwest Bay), approximately 70 km northwest of Fort Frances. The project includes replacement of an approximately 150 m long section of watermain located under the Footprint River (Whitehorse River) associated with the water distribution system upgrade to support the community's fire protection.

Latest update

November 18, 2021 – Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination 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 Naicatchewenin Watermain Replacement Project - November 18, 2021
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - August 17, 2021


Robyn Bolton
Indigenous Services Canada
Robyn Bolton, Environment Officer
100 Anemki Place
Suite 101
Fort William First Nation, Ontario P7J 1A5
Telephone: 807-358-1698

  • Location

    • Naicatchewenin First Nation (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Water Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Naicatchewenin First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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