Okanese Cree Nation - Water Treatment Plant Upgrade

The existing water treatment plant for Okanese Cree Nation has reached the end of it's life span as it is not able to meet demand of the community, therefore a new water treatment plant is proposed to be constructed in NE 32-22-10 W2M. The water treatment plant upgrades to include a new water treatment plan, including room for expansion to meet the future goals of the community. The upgrade will also include new treatment and pumping equipment, dry pit access, backup power, control upgrades, with upgraded treatment process, including biological and membrane filtration. During the construction phase the following activities will take place: stripping site, excavation for reservoir, demolition of old water plant, salvaging equipment where possible. Disposal of materials from the demolished water plant in suitable landfill as designated by the Engineer.

Latest update

July 28, 2022 - Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination Notice of Determination for Okanese Cree Nation - Water Treatment Plant Upgrade - Canada.ca (iaac-aeic.gc.ca) 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 Okanese Cree Nation - Water Treatment Plant Upgrade - July 28, 2022
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - November 25, 2020


Indigenous Services Canada
Alvin Hamilton Building, 1783 Hamilton Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2B6
Telephone: 306-581-3134
Email: isc-skenv@sac-isc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Okanese IR 82 (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Water Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Okanese Cree Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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