Fishing Lake First Nation - Sewage Lagoon Expansion

The Proposed Project

Works to include:

Construction of a two celled HDPE lined facultative lagoon (primary cell 1.5ha, Storage: 50,000 Cu.m) located in NW & NE & SE & SW - Sec 15 Twp 33 Rng 12 W2M. Infrastructure life span anticipated for 30+ years, with proper operation and maintenance. Existing lagoon (same site) to be decommissioned to WSA standards upon new Lagoon completion.  Purpose of the project is to supply Fishing Lake First Nation with adequate sewage handling and treatment for the foreseeable future. All work within First Nation boundaries.

Vegetation will be stripped. Topsoil will be removed and stock piled. Berm material will be excavated, relocated and packed in place. HDPE liner will be installed on lagoon floor and fused. Topsoil will be replaced and seeded.

Primary Waste will be typical construction waste (access lumber etc.), minor access HDPE pipe, vegetation, and access topsoil.


Latest update

March 18, 2024 - Indigenous Services Canada issued its notice of determination Notice of Determination for the Fishing Lake Sewage Lagoon Expansion ( 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 Fishing Lake Sewage Lagoon Expansion - March 18, 2024
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - December 14, 2022


Indigenous Services Canada
Alvin Hamilton Building, 1783 Hamilton Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 2B6
Telephone: 306-581-3134

  • Location

    • Fishing Lake IR 89A (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Water Management
    • Waste Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Fishing Lake First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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