Current water and wastewater projects

Find recent water and wastewater projects in First Nation communities by region. These projects include those which address a long-term drinking water advisory (DWA) on INAC-funded systems.

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Yukon

$4.4M in targeted funding towards 8 projects

Progress as of January 2017

  • There are currently no long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) on INAC-funded systems in Yukon.
  • 8 projects to improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
Water and wastewater projects in Yukon
Community Project
First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun Controls upgrade for water treatment plant
Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Develop emergency response plan/maintenance management plan for water treatment plant
Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Construction of new septic system at main administration building
Daylu Dena Council New water treatment plant
Selkirk First Nation Water system upgrades
Teslin Tlingit Council Water system upgrades
Taku River Tlingit New sewage system design and construction
Teslin Tlingit Council Upgrades to Heritage Hall water system

British Columbia

$42.7M in targeted funding towards 33 projects

Progress as of January 2017

  • 5 long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) removed since November 2015
  • 33 projects to prevent and address long-term DWAs and improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
  • 6 projects aimed at addressing 5 long-term DWAs affecting water systems financially supported by INAC
Projects to address long-term DWAs in British Columbia
Community Project
Bonaparte Upgrade of drinking water system
Lytton Upgrade of water system
Stellat'en First Nation Study of water source assessment and treatment options
T'it'q'et Study of McCartney's Flat water supply
Toosey Improvement of drinking water system
Wet'suwet'en First Nation Study of water source assessment and treatment options
Other water and wastewater projects in British Columbia
Community Project
Ahousaht Upgrade to wastewater collection system
Ahousaht Construction of new sewage infrastructure
Ashcroft Connection of water system with Ashcroft Village
Bridge River Improvement of drinking water supply and treatment
Cowichan Construction of infrastructure to support connection of Indian Road, Tommy Road, and Riverbottom systems to municipal water supplies
Doig River First Nation Well decommissioning and well equipping
Doig River First Nation Improvement of drinking water system
Halfway River First Nation Feasibility study for water system treatment facility
Kitasoo Remediation of Klemtu marine outfall
Lower Stl'atl'imx Tribal Council Improvement of drinking water system at Samahquam First Nation
Lower Stl'atl'imx Tribal Council Design of new drinking water system at Skatin First Nation
Mowachaht/Muchalaht Design of upgrades to water system
Nuxalk Nation Design of new wastewater system
Old Massett Village Council Upgrade of water system
Osoyoos Improvement of water system
Saulteau First Nations Improvement of drinking water system
Splatsin Upgrade of drinking water systems at Enderby, Jackpine and Canyon reserves
Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nation Construction of drinking water system treatment and storage
Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Construction of sewer forcemain
Tl'etinqox Government Upgrade of water systems
Tobacco Plains Improvement of drinking water system
Toquaht Construction of sanitary sewer collection system
Tsal'alh Upgrade of water system
Ts'kw'aylaxw First Nation Improvement of drinking water systems
Yakweakwioose Construction of community sanitary sewer system
Yale First Nation Upgrade of domestic water system
Yunesit'in Government Upgrade of sewage lagoons

Alberta

$50.2M in targeted funding towards 28 projects

Progress as of January 2017

  • 28 projects to prevent and address long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) and improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
  • 2 projects aimed at addressing 2 long-term DWAs affecting water systems financially supported by INAC
Projects to address long-term DWAs in Alberta
Community Project
Kehewin Cree Nation Water treatment plant interim repairs
Whitefish Lake Water treatment plant
Other water and wastewater projects in Alberta
Community Project
Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Water treatment plant interim repairs
Beaver Lake Cree Nation Sanitary lagoon
Blood Water treatment studies
Chipewyan Prairie First Nation Janvier Wastewater Expansion
Enoch Cree Nation Water treatment system
Ermineskin Tribe Emergency lift station repairs
Heart Lake Wastewater lagoon
Horse Lake First Nation Water treatment plant upgrade
Kehewin Cree Nation Water treatment plant interim repairs
Loon River Cree Water treatment plant upgrades
Montana Water system construction
Paul Water (WILD) Project
Paul Core area lagoon construction
Paul Lift station replacement
Saddle Lake Cree Nation Whitefish Goodfish 128 Water
Samson Wastewater system upgrades
Samson Emergency lagoon berm repairs
Siksika Nation Little Washington Lagoon Relocation
Stoney Morley Water Treatment Plant Expansion
Stoney Eden Valley Water Treatment Plant expansion
Stoney Big Horn Water Treatment Plant Repairs
Sucker Creek Water feasibility and repairs
Sunchild First Nation Wastewater feasibility
Tsuut'ina Nation Lagoon discharge relocation
Tsuut'ina Nation Water design
Woodland Cree First Nation Lagoon expansion: Cadotte Lake

Sakatchewan

$32.6M in targeted funding towards 24 projects

Progress as of January 2017

  • 4 long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) removed since November 2015
  • 24 projects to prevent and address long-term DWAs and improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
  • 6 projects aimed at addressing 6 long-term DWAs affecting water systems financially supported by INAC
Projects to end long-term DWAs in Saskatchewan
Community Project
Black Lake Water Treatment Plant Expansion
Clearwater River Dene Water treatment plant upgrade
Kahkewistahaw Water treatment plant upgrade
Peepeekisis Cree Nation Water treatment plant evaluation and emergency repairs
Star Blanket Cree Nation Water treatment plant optimization
White Bear Water treatment plant
Other water and wastewater projects in Saskatchewan
Community Project
Ahtahkakoop Water treatment plant upgrade
Cumberland House Cree Nation Pemmican Portage Lagoon
English River First Nation Water treatment plant upgrade
Hatchet Lake Water treatment plant and raw water supply upgrade
Lac La Ronge Lagoon expansion
Lac La Ronge Stanley Mission Water Treatment Plant Upgrade
Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation Water treatment plant upgrade
Mistawasis Nêhiyawak Sewage pumping station replacement
Mistawasis Nêhiyawak Main water treatment plant upgrade and Genset
Montreal Lake Water treatment plant upgrade
Montreal Lake Water treatment plant upgrade
Mosquito, Grizzly Bear's Head, Lean Man First Nations Mosquito Water Treatment Plant expansion
Onion Lake Cree Nation Water treatment plant expansion
Pasqua First Nation Community lagoon expansion
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Water system upgrade: Deschambault Lake
Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Pelican Narrows Sewage Pumping Station Emergency Repairs
Shoal Lake Cree Nation Water treatment plant upgrade
Sturgeon Lake First Nation Water treatment plant upgrade

Manitoba

$58M in targeted funding towards 24 projects

Progress as of January 2017

  • 24 projects to prevent and address long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) and improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
  • 1 project aimed at addressing 1 long-term DWA affecting water systems financially supported by INAC
Projects to end long-term DWAs in Manitoba
Community Project
Pauingassi First Nation Pauingassi Water Treatment Plant Expansion and New Lagoon and Associated Works
Other water and wastewater projects in Manitoba
Community Project
Barren Lands Barren Lands Lagoon Assessment
Frontier School Division Grand Rapids School Water and Sewer
God's Lake First Nation God's Lake Water Main Replacement
Hollow Water Hollow Water Lagoon Expansion
Hollow Water Water treatment plant expansion
Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation Kinonjeoshtegon Lagoon Upgrade
Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba School Water
Lake Manitoba Lake Manitoba Wastewater Systems Upgrade
Little Grand Rapids Little Grand Rapids Water Treatment Plant Expansion
Manto Sipi Cree Nation Manto Sipi Sewage treatment plant
Mathias Colomb Crow Rock Subdivision: water and wastewater infrastructure for new housing development
Mathias Colomb Crow Rock Subdivision: upgrading wastewater treatment plant
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Nisichawayasihik Cree Nation Lagoon Expansion
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation Water treatment plant
Northlands Northlands Lagoon
Opaskwayak Cree Nation Opaskwayak Lagoon
Peguis Peguis Water Treatment Plant and Lagoon Upgrade
Pinaymootang First Nation Pinaymootang school water
Sapotaweyak Cree Nation Water and wastewater treatment plant upgrade
Tataskweyak Cree Nation New lagoon and forcemain
Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve Septic field upgrade
War Lake First Nation Sewage lagoon
Wasagamack First Nation Water and wastewater treatment plant upgrade

Ontario

$34.5M in targeted funding towards 32 projects.

Progress as of January 2017

  • 5 long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) removed since November 2015
  • 32 projects to prevent and address long-term DWAs and improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
  • 13 projects aimed at addressing 29 long-term DWAs affecting water systems financially supported by INAC
Projects to address long-term DWAs in Ontario
Community Project
Animakee Wa Zhing Feasibility Study (Regina Bay and Windigo Island)
Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs Council Sioux Lookout Area Centralized Hub
Martin Falls Water treatment plant
Muskrat Dam Lake Water treatment plant upgrade design
Neskantaga First Nation Water treatment plant
North Spirit Lake Process Improvement: Water Treatment Plant upgrades
Northwest Angle No.33 Water Treatability Study: Angle Inlet
Obashkaandagaang Water pumphouse interim upgrades
Pic Mobert New water treatment plant
Sandy Lake Water treatment plant feasibility study
Shoal Lake No.40 Water feasibility study update
Slate Falls Nation Water treatment plant water supply and distribution system upgrade
Wabauskang First Nation Supervisory control and data acquisition system and ozone replacement
Other water and wastewater projects in Ontario
Community Project
Alderville First Nation Canon Canada-Ontario Drinking Water Pilot Project
Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation Water feasibility study update and radon test
Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek Hydro G Study
Batchewana First Nation Water feasibility study
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Design and well development
Chippewas of Nawash First Nation UV replacement
Curve Lake Water Treatment Plant Value Engineering Study
Kashechewan Water treatment plant upgrade/fire pump and back-up power
Kashechewan Priority infrastructure work
Kashechewan Emergency lift station repairs
Kashechewan Lagoon repair/investigation
Mohawks of Akwesasne Snaihne School Sewage Works Upgrade
Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Water treatment plant: construction phase
Moravian of the Thames Design Phase Connection to Chatham Kent Water Municipal-Type Service Agreement Negotiations
Munsee-Delaware Nation Canon Pilot Project Capital
Naicatchewenin Water treatment plant
Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation Septic system evaluation & wastewater options study
Shawanaga First Nation Water treatment plant upgrades
Webequie Water treatment plant and distribution system assessment

Quebec

$35.7M in targeted funding towards 29 projects

Progress as of January 2017

  • There are currently no long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) on INAC-funded systems in Quebec
  • 29 projects to improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
Water and wastewater projects in Quebec
Community Project
Cree Regional Authority Repair of drinking water and wastewater treatment systems
Atikamekw d'Opitciwan New drinking water treatment
Bande des Innus de Pessamit Rehabilitation: wastewater treatment
Conseil des Atikamekw de Wemotaci Treatment plant: drinking water
Eagle Village First Nation - Kipawa New wastewater system
Innue Essipit Modernization of drinking water system
Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Septic tanks
Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Construction of 34 Lots
La Nation Innu Matimekush-Lac John Upgrade: Lac John
Les Innus de Ekuanitshit Reconstruction of storm water outlet
Les Innus de Ekuanitshit Reconstruction of aerated lagoons outlet
Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government Wastewater: expansion
Long Point First Nation Renovation of drinking water plant
Mohawks of Kahnawá:ke Modernization: Wastewater Treatment Rehabilitation: Phase 2
Mohawks of Kanesatake - 69 Rehabilitation: water and wastewater
Mohawks of Kanesatake Construction: water and wastewater infrastructure
Montagnais de Natashquan Reserve expansion
Montagnais de Pakua Shipi Wastewater outfall
Montagnais de Pakua Shipi Repair of drinking water plant
Montagnais de Pakua Shipi Repair of raw water intake
Montagnais de Pakua Shipi Demolition of former drinking water plant
Montagnais de Unamen Shipu Repair and upgrade of drinking water system
Montagnais de Unamen Shipu Construction: new raw water pipeline
Montagnais de Unamen Shipu Infrastructure extension

Atlantic

$16.5M in targeted funding towards 23 projects

Progress as of January 2017

  • 4 long-term drinking water advisories (DWAs) removed since November 2015
  • 23 to prevent and address long-term DWAs and improve capacity and reliability of water and wastewater systems
  • 1 project aimed at addressing 1 long-term DWA affecting a water system financially supported by INAC
Projects to address long-term DWAs in the Atlantic region
Community Project
Miawpukek Repairs to leaks in water system
Other water and wastewater projects in Atlantic
Community Project
Bear River Well and wastewater management plan
Eel Ground Drinking water supply upgrades
Elsipogtog First Nation Water system upgrades
Eskasoni Wastewater infiltration and inflow assessment/treatment system and repairs
Esgenoopetitj First Nation Lagoon construction
Esgenoopetitj First Nation Water tower upgrades
Kingsclear Wastewater feasibility study, design andconstruction
Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation Water system repairs
Miawpukek Wastewater feasibility study/design and construction
Mushuau Innu First Nation Mushuau Water Treatment Re-habilitation
Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation Assessment of wastewater system
Pictou Landing Water supply: well installation
Potlotek First Nation Wastewater repairs: Old Band Office Rd
Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Lagoon repairs
Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Water main replacement
Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Well development
Tobique Water systems assessment and repairs
Waycobah First Nation Water system upgrades
Waycobah First Nation Wastewater feasibility study, design and construction
Woodstock Wastewater feasibility study and system upgrades
Woodstock Water system upgrades
Woodstock Water development
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