Notice of intent to make a determination 

Whitecap Dakota First Nation – Sewage Pumping Station 3 - Public Comments Invited

May 26, 2023 - Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Whitecap Dakota First Nation – Sewage Pumping Station 3, located on Whitecap IR 94, 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 June 25, 2023 to:

Indigenous Services Canada
SK Region, Environment Unit
1827 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4P 2S9

The Proposed Project

Whitecap Dakota First Nation is proposing to construct a new sewage pumping station and 3 km of 200 mm force main.  The station will have capacity of 19 L/s (10 year pumping rate) and 20-30 year life span for other building components.  The station will have a cast in place concrete substructure approximately 6 meters deep with masonry block exterior and prefinished metal roof.  The total area required will be approximately 400 square meters for construction.  The Project required to mitigate flooding and sewage backup within basement of existing homes.

The proposed project will consist of a new 8.35 x 6.10 m building with concrete wet pit complete with 40 m of 200 and 250 mm diameter sewer mains and 3.2 km of 200 mm diameter force main.  A new gas service to accommodate back-up power generation and electrical lines will be completed to service the building.

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