Notice of intent to make a determination

Birdtail Sioux First Nation Aerated Lagoon Project – Public Comments Invited

January 10, 2022 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Birdtail Sioux First Nation Aerated Lagoon Project , located in  Birdtail Lagoon First Nation 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 February 10, 2022 to:


Shelly Johnson

200-365 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, MB


The Proposed Project

The Birdtail Sioux First Nation requires a wastewater treatment lagoon to service the growing community to design year 20. The project will include surface vegetation removal, excavation of two aerated cells with rip rap and two SAGR cells, perimeter drainage ditching, 140m of intercell piping and 650m of discharge piping, 4km of access road construction, blower building with backup genset, well, 750m of fencing, re-seeding, a 4-bay septic truck garage three  (3) new septic hauling trucks and replacing existing septic tanks with 82 new holding tanks.

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