Esk'etemc First Nation - Telus Telecommunications Tower - Alkali Lake

The Project includes construction of a 30 m high monopole Telus telecommunications tower, and installation of associated equipment including an 8' x 10' equipment shelter, and a 40 kW generator set with a diesel tank. The tower and associated equipment will be constructed on a 12 x 12 m gravel pad compound area. A chainlink fence will be constructed around the tower, generator, and shelter to prevent unauthorized access. The electrical routing extending from the compound will include:  a new 26 m overhead power line with a single Telus utility pole that will extend from the shelter to an existing hydro pole along Esket Drive. The Project footprint is occurring within a disturbed, rural residential area.

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Notice of intent to make a determination

Esk'etemc First Nation - Telus Telecommunications Tower - Alkali Lake – Public Comments Invited


January 19, 2024 – Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed "Esk'etemc First Nation - Telus Telecommunications Tower - Alkali Lake", located in Alkali Lake, British Colombia 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 20, 2024 to:.



BC Environment Team
Indigenous Services Canada
1138 Melville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4S3

  • Location

    • Esk'etemc First Nation (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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