Whitecap Dakota First Nation Community Drainage

Whitecap Dakota First Nation is proposing community wide structural mitigation works including channel construction, retention pond construction, modifications to existing ponds, flood protection berms,  widening of existing channels and mobile pumping equipment to facilitate drainage in the community.  Capacity to move up to 9.5 cubic meters per second during peak runoff and rainfall events through channels and storage of approximately 360,000 cubic meters to meet 1-in-100 year runoff events.

The proposed project will involve new permanent and upgrades to existing drainage channels.  Culverts and gated structures will be installed at pond outlets and to prevent backflow from river.  Mobile pumping units will be provided but will be equipped with generators and will not required permanant power.

Latest update

The assessment is in progress.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Notice of Determination -Start of Public Comment Period - May 26, 2023


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

    • Whitecap Dakota First Nation No 94 (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Water Management
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Whitecap Dakota First Nation
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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