Southern Saskatchewan to Invest in Water Infrastructure Upgrades

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The federal and provincial governments are investing in water infrastructure in southern Saskatchewan.

Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Warren Kaeding, Minister of Government Relations, announced more than $20 million in federal-provincial funding to upgrade electrical systems at the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant.

“These vital upgrades to the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant will ensure residents of Regina and Moose Jaw have an uninterrupted supply of high-quality drinking water for years to come,” said Goodale, making the announcement on behalf of the Minister for Infrastructure and Communities.

The remainder of the estimated $32.1 million project will be funded by the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Corporation, which is owned by the cities of Regina and Moose Jaw.

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