Lakeview Well Development - Eskasoni First Nation

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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Latest update

May 15, 2023 – Indigenous Services Canada intends to make a determination regarding whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, Indigenous Services Canada is inviting public comments until June 15, 2023 respecting that determination.
May 15, 2023 - A public participation period is underway.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Notice of Intent to Make a Determination - Start of Public Comment Period - May 15, 2023


Indigenous Services Canada - Atlantic
Indigenous Services Canada
PO BOX 160
40 Havelock Street
Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3Z3
Telephone: 1-800-567-9604
Fax: 902-661-6237

  • Location

    • Eskasoni First Nation (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Water Management
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Eskasoni First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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