Preeceville, Saskatchewan Upgrades Wastewater Treatment

Jan 10 16:01 2019 Print This Article

Federal, provincial, and municipal governments will invest more than $5.1 million in funding to improve the Town of Preeceville, Saskatchewan’s wastewater treatment facility.

The project involves upgrading the community’s existing wastewater storage cells and increasing their capacity, along with improving the system’s overall treatment process. The force main pipe that delivers wastewater to the treatment facility will also be upgraded. Once complete, the project will improve the quality of wastewater entering the Assiniboine River, and support local development.

“Modern efficient wastewater systems are crucial to safeguarding the health of Saskatchewan’s communities and providing a high quality of life for residents,” said Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. “Our government is proud to support these vital upgrades to Preeceville’s wastewater treatment facility, which will protect the environment and support community development.”

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