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​Tour a water treatment or wastewater treatment plant to learn more about water treatment and the value of water.  ​​

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Learn about the value of water with a 30-45 minute walking tour at one of our Edmonton water treatment plants:  Rossdale or E.L. Smith.

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Learn about the wastewater treatment process with a ​90-minute walking tour of the Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant  or with a short video tour.

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Learn about the value of water with a 30-45 minute walking tour at one of our two water treatment plants in Edmonton: Rossdale or E.L. Smith.

By touring our site-specific infrastructure and processes, you'll learn about the journey water takes before it gets to your home.

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On a 90-minute walking tour of our Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant , you'll learn about:

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  • What keeps Gold Bar at the forefront of wastewater treatment technology in North America

Priority will be given to groups from accredited post-secondary institutions that have a focus on wastewater/environmental education.

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On a walk through of our Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant, you'll learn about:

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RiverWatch helps students explore the North Saskatchewan River. We have a longstanding partnership with RiverWatch to support student learning. Over the past 18 years, more than 50,000 students have toured through our Gold Bar plant as part of the RiverWatch program. In the summer of 2018, Gold Bar was part of RiverWatch's new River Ambassador Program, which brought community members by our plant as part of an on-water learning experience. 

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Tour #1 – june 20, 2024, lake diefenbaker and saskatchewan irrigation projects.

Cost – $55 per person

Participation is limited to the first 50 registrants

Description – Join us for a full day tour of Saskatchewan irrigation. The tour will visit the Gardiner Dam, the Eastside Pump Station, the potential site of the Westside Pump Station and the M1 Canal and an overview of the South Saskatchewan Irrigation District #1 Infrastructure. In addition, we will discuss value-added business development in Saskatchewan driven by irrigation.

Included in the Package – Transportation by bus, on-board guides, bag lunch

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8:30 am   Bus leaves Saskatoon – On-bus presentation on Irrigation in Saskatchewan and the West Side Project

Morning, Part 1: Infrastructure and Potential Guided Tours of: Broderick Reservoirand M1 Canal East Side Pump Station, Gardiner Dam, proposed West Side Canal site.

Afternoon Part 2: Business Development Irrigated production farm visits including: Potato Farm Winery Vegetable Farm 5:00 pm Return Saskatoon

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St denis national wildlife area – a wetland research site.

Cost – $55 per person

Participation is limited to first 30 registrants

Description –  The St Denis National Wildlife Area is was established in 1968 to monitor the effects of agricultural activities on wildlife habitat. Located about 40 km east of Saskatoon, in the prairie pothole region, it is rich in diversity of plant and animal species. Since 1980, a number of research initiatives have been carried out, including investigations of waterfowl and habitat, hydrology and soil science. Since 2011, the Global Institute of Water Security has been monitoring hydrological processes in the soils, wetlands and groundwater. Long-term records of data collection and scientific study and the site provides an excellent opportunity for integrated research on the effects of land management and climate change on the hydrology of the prairie landscape.

This tour will inform you about prairie hydrology, groundwater and land-atmosphere interactions. The tour will include about 4 km of walking over very rough and hilly terrain, so please make sure you are comfortable with this, and bring appropriate clothing, footwear and water.

Included in the Package – Transportation by bus, Tour overview, On-board and On-site guide

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10:00 am       St Denis National Wildlife Area Tour

1:00 pm         Return to Saskatoon

Note:               No meal will be included. Participants should bring water and may bring snacks if desired.

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City of Saskatoon Transfer Pumping & Electrical Upgrades Project

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Saskatoon’s water treatment system is getting an upgrade.

This latest project’s origins go back to 2015, when Saskatoon Water completed the Avenue H Water Treatment Plant Pumphouse and Reservoir Expansion Project. The expansion boasted a reservoir expansion, an ultraviolet (UV) inactivation system, and new high lift distribution, but still needed a new transfer pumping facility to convey water from the clear wells through the UV reactors and into the Avenue H Reservoir to be pumped to the distribution system.

That Transfer Pumping facility is now being built and will be operational in early 2024.

The current Transfer Pumping and Electrical Upgrades Project will ameliorate water treatment services for the 300,000 people the plant services within the City of Saskatoon and the surrounding communities, Quintin Tuchscherer, P.Eng., Senior Project Management Engineer, tells Business Elite Canada.

The project will see the new Transfer Pumping Facility along with several electrical upgrades throughout the entire Water Treatment Plant. “The new facility will have four new transfer pumps and will have a design flow of 400 million litres per day,” Tuchscherer says. The Project has a total capital cost of approximately $40 million. Included in the scope is the addition of two new 2 Mega watt diesel generators that will be integrated together with the two existing, 2 Mega watt diesel generators that were installed in the Avenue H Water Treatment Plant Reservoir Expansion Project.

“Upon completion of the Transfer Pumping and Electrical Upgrades Project, all four generators will be tied together to provide a fully redundant electrical supply in the event of a power outage,” says Tuchscherer. “Various other aspects of the Water Treatment Plants electrical system will also be upgraded and were designed to allow the Water Treatment Plant’s electrical and process systems to become fully redundant. This will improve reliability, increase ease of maintenance, and reduce complexity of future expansions.”

The design allows for the system to make the whole of the Water Treatment Plant more reliable, create opportunities for more effective maintenance with increased safety, and increase the efficiency of the pump system. Delivering safe drinking water requires the systems and equipment to be put together in a way that allows for flexibility and gives the operators the ability to address a variety of situations.

“The key component to this project is the addition of two new 2 Mega watt diesel generators that will be integrated with the two existing 2 mega watt diesel generators to provide a robust and reliable source for back-up power in the event of a power outage. This will significantly enhance the operational reliability of the plant to achieve the City’s goal of providing a continuous source of drinking water to the citizens of Saskatoon and surrounding area.

The electrical upgrades on this project have been designed and set up in such a way to establish two fully redundant process trains, meaning it essentially allows for easier shutdowns and allows the Water Treatment Plant to continue to produce a safe reliable source of drinking water at the same time as performing maintenance to equipment that would otherwise not be maintainable without a full Water Treatment Plant shutdown.

Keeping the Water Treatment Plant operational throughout the project, especially during the commissioning phases will be particularly challenging. “As one of my coworkers stated, ‘This project will be like doing brain surgery on the Water Treatment Plan while the City operations staff continue to keep it operational.’ The project will essentially touch all processes in the Water Treatment Plant and ensuring that the work gets completed without disrupting anything is key,” says Tuchscherer.

When working with a facility that has sections that are over 100 years old, there have been other challenges too. Tuchscherer says the most significant one has been the discovery that existing subgrade and infrastructure were not in conditions initially expected. “The key to overcoming these challenges has been through strong collaboration and working together as a team. The contractors, consultant, and the City’s internal team have all played an integral role in figuring out solutions along the way. As the project gets closer to completion, there are still challenges that may/will arise but pushing through with the team approach is how we have succeeded and will continue to succeed.”

As the City and its regional partners continue to grow, the facility offers enough capacity to provide reliable service for many years to come.

Working on a legacy project is not lost on Tuchscherer and his team. “I take pride in all the projects that I have been assigned to; however, it is in a different context for this project,” he says. “Knowing that this facility will play a much larger role in providing good quality drinking water to the citizens for years to come is just a small bonus, but the real sense of pride comes from the fact that it is such a complex project that has provided a tremendous amount of learning opportunities. The thing that provided the largest sense of accomplishment is the fact that the project team has been able to overcome a significant number of challenges because of strong collaboration and creative ideas. Overcoming those challenges is possible because of the very talented and knowledgeable people that are a part of the team. Once this facility is operational, thinking back on the hard work that was involved and knowing that I played a role in bringing the facility to reality will provide a great sense of satisfaction and will be something I pride myself on for a very long time.”

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The City of Saskatoon is in the first stages of commissioning the largest addition to its water treatment plant in over 50 years.

The project will add a new water reservoir, a high lift pumping station, and an Ultra-Violet treatment facility. Execution of the project will involve careful testing and operation of pipes, pumps, valves, controls, and monitoring sensors which will integrate with the existing plant infrastructure.

Saskatoon is set to become one of Canada’s first cities to add ultraviolet treatment to its process.

Completion of the project will be marked with a grand opening event attended by Saskatoon’s Mayor, Donald Atchison, city councilors, and provincial and federal representatives from the Canada-Saskatchewan Building Canada Fund. The city is planning to include public tours of the plant as part of the celebration.

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CARROT RIVER — With Carrot River’s new water treatment plant operational over the summer, the town held a grand opening in October, providing facility tours and a chance for the community to see the full $3.6 million project.

Brennan Hall, Carrot River’s administrator, called it a “cast off” on a project a long time coming.

“It’s for people to be able to look inside the plant and see the stuff just so they’re aware of what kind of technology is actually used for their water,” Hall said.

“It took a little longer than we thought it would, I’m just really thankful that everyone was patient with us through the process.”

The project, initially planned to be completed in March, was funded under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program in 2018. Under the grant, it received $1.2 million from the federal government and up to 33 per cent of the total cost from the province. The remainder was the responsibility of the town.

Now online, the plant uses a reverse osmosis system which is a water purification process that uses a semi-permeable membrane to remove minerals and other particles from drinking water.

When the system first came online, Hall said if someone noticed changes to their water’s colouration, pressure or taste not to panic, as the water will still be safe to use in all aspects.

The grand opening was held on Oct. 13.

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Live Online Operator Certification Preparation Courses (Prep for Saskatchewan Certification).  Each live online course is hosted over five days with an ATAP instructor (Mon. to Fri. inclusive, 9 am to 3:30 pm with further instructor availability 3:30 pm to 5 pm). In-person Saskatchewan Operator Certification exams are available on the Monday following each course in either Saskatoon or Regina.

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DC Water's Visitor Center at Blue Plains, a 30,000 square-foot environmentally friendly building, is the first stop for the more than 1,000 visitors who tour the plant each year. It houses an educational classroom, security, the Office of Marketing and Communications' community outreach team and a warehouse. The modern design incorporates recycled materials, plant life and a large wall display that explains water and wastewater collection and treatment processes.   The Visitor Center was built to LEED Silver certification standards and serves as a model for stormwater runoff reduction and energy efficiency.   Green features:  

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Come for a visit! Saskatoon Light & Power (SL&P) offers tours of our Electrical Operations Centre.  

The tour features presentations on electricity generation, interactive demonstrations of electrical metering, linemen’s tools and pole climbing, electrical safety, and various electrical discharges including Jacob’s Ladder high-voltage arc. 

Students will learn what electricity is, how to be safe around it, and how our electrical system can be smart and sustainable.  

They will also learn about the environmental, social, and economic impacts of electricity use in Saskatoon, and ways to reduce those impacts. 

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Linemen, electricians, and electrical technologists lead the tours, giving students the opportunity to hear real life stories and experiences, while exploring the trades that work in an electrical utility and learning about career opportunities. 

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The tours are tied to curriculum outcomes for Grades 6 through 9, but it is appropriate for students of any age above Grade 4. Accommodation for students with sensory considerations can be made upon request. 

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  3. Mandatory water restrictions put in place for Saskatoon

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  4. Saskatoon eyes building a second water treatment plant

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  5. City of Saskatoon Water Treatment Plant Avenue H Reservoir Expansion

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  1. Water Treatment Plant

    In 1906, the year Saskatoon became a city, a combined power plant and water treatment plant was built at Avenue H and 11th Street, the site of the present Water Treatment Plant. Steam-driven pumps were used to raise the water from the river to a clay-lined sedimentation basin and detention chamber. The water was then drawn from the basin and ...

  2. Water And Wastewater Plant Tours

    Learn about the value of water with a 30-45 minute walking tour at one of our two water treatment plants in Edmonton: Rossdale or E.L. Smith. By touring our site-specific infrastructure and processes, you'll learn about the journey water takes before it gets to your home. For more information, email us at [email protected]. Request a tour.

  3. Water Treatment Plant

    School Tours; Tree Trimming; Work With Us; Sustainable Electricity ... Water Treatment Plant - Asbestos Report.pdf 1.82 MB. Connect With Us Online. Visit Contact Page. ... Canada S7K 0J5. Hours Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm Sat - Sun: Closed Stat Holidays: Closed. Phone Us. Service Saskatoon Customer Care Centre Available 24/7 306-975-2476. Inquiries ...

  4. Water Treatment Plant

    Saskatoon's drinking water comes from the South Saskatchewan River, but it goes through a rigorous screening and treatment process before it reaches our home...

  5. Saskatoon Wastewater Treatment Plant (WTP), Saskatchewan

    7. Saskatoon, a city located in the prairie province of Saskatchewan in Canada, is eight years into a ten-year expansion programme intended to prolong the useful life of its wastewater treatment plant (WTP) by a quarter of a century. To this end, water and wastewater projects accounted for some C$44m of the city's proposed 2008 capital budget.

  6. Water & Wastewater Systems

    Our mandate enables us to purchase and operate municipal water infrastructure or to construct new water supply and water treatment systems. SaskWater currently owns and operates stand-alone systems in White City, Pierceland, and Cupar. For some communities, regional water supply systems are the most cost-effective and sustainable option.

  7. Tours

    Included in the Package - Transportation by bus, Tour overview, On-board and On-site guide. Tour Itinerary. 9:00 am Bus leaves Saskatoon. 9:30 am Whitecap Dakota First Nation Water and Wastewater Tour. 11:30 am Return to Saskatoon. Note: No meal will be included. Participants should bring water and may bring snacks if desired.

  8. Saskatoon exploring second water treatment plant to serve future

    Saskatoon, SK - Since it was established in 1906, Saskatoon's Water Treatment Plant has been expanded to a treatment capacity of 250 million litres per day (MLD). The plant, along with reservoirs and pump stations, serve the city and several surrounding municipal and rural customers. "We will continue to utilize and upgrade our current Water […]

  9. WCW23: City of Saskatoon's Water Treatment Plan

    With the new WTP still 10 years away, the existing water treatment plant is in a state of expansion and upkeep of its existing process and structure which includes some areas that are over 100 years old. A number of projects and programs are currently in progress. Hard hats and safety glasses will be provided.

  10. City of Saskatoon potentially dips toes into new water treatment plant

    Interim director of Saskatoon Water Pamela Hamoline said the city currently has the capacity to treat 250 million litres per day, and a new plant would help meet the needs of the municipality's ...

  11. City of Saskatoon Transfer Pumping & Electrical Upgrades Project

    Saskatoon's water treatment system is getting an upgrade. This latest project's origins go back to 2015, when Saskatoon Water completed the Avenue H Water Treatment Plant Pumphouse and Reservoir Expansion Project. The expansion boasted a reservoir expansion, an ultraviolet (UV) inactivation system, and new high lift distribution, but still needed a new transfer pumping […]

  12. Municipal

    SaskWater delivers safe and reliable potable water to municipalities, First Nations, rural pipeline groups and businesses, ensuring communities continue to grow and thrive. We are an experienced full service provider, delivering high-quality drinking water to our municipal partners across Saskatchewan. Potable Water Systems Maps.

  13. Saskatoon Planning Treatment Plant Upgrade

    The City of Saskatoon is in the first stages of commissioning the largest addition to its water treatment plant in over 50 years. The project will add a new water reservoir, a high lift pumping station, and an Ultra-Violet treatment facility. Execution of the project will involve careful testing and operation of pipes, pumps, valves, […]

  14. Sewage Treatment Plant

    Proteus Waters designs, delivers, manufactures and operates or sells Modular Packaged Wastewater Treatment Plant for small populations with cleantech water recovery ... design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, training, O&M, trust and support, business models, tours, water sales & marketing and social prosperity. A key reason we are ...

  15. Carrot River's water treatment plant opens

    Town of Carrot River. CARROT RIVER — With Carrot River's new water treatment plant operational over the summer, the town held a grand opening in October, providing facility tours and a chance for the community to see the full $3.6 million project. Brennan Hall, Carrot River's administrator, called it a "cast off" on a project a long ...

  16. Tours

    Tours offer an insight into the everyday operations of our treatment plants and green infrastructure sites. Tours are offered to school groups, youth groups, and community groups by request. Each tour is approximately 1 hour in duration. To learn about tour availability, contact our education team at [email protected]. Water Plant Tours.

  17. City exploring second Water Treatment Plant to serve ...

    The City of Saskatoon has a responsibility to provide clean drinking water to a growing population through an efficient and reliable water treatment and distribution system. Since it was established in 1906, Saskatoon's Water Treatment Plant has been expanded to a treatment capacity of 250 million litres per day (MLD). The plant, along with reservoirs and pump stations, serve the city and ...

  18. West Kelowna celebrates new Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant

    Following several delays, phase one of the plant launched in November of last year, and by December of 2023, more than half of West Kelowna households started to receive clean water from the plant.

  19. State, federal officials tour Raleigh water plant to learn about PFAS

    A number of construction projects are underway at the plant, including the expansion of a powder activated carbon treatment program that removes PFAS from the water.

  20. Courses / Workshops

    Mar 23 - Apr 29 (online) Class 3 & 4 Wastewater Treatment Evening Course & Exams (3.0CEUs) Tuesday & Thursday Evenings / Exams on May 3 & 4. Mar 31 & May 5 - Saskatchewan Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Special Challenge Exam Sessions - Saskatoon. Live, Online CEU Workshops. Feb 9-10 Pump & Valve Operation & Maintenance (0. ...

  21. Saskatoon Regional Waste Management Centre

    The Material Recovery Centre (MRC) is designed to be a one-stop facility that functions to provide easy, efficient, and cost-effective waste diversion and landfill transfer. As part of the Saskatoon Regional Waste Management Centre, the MRC will improve the City's waste diversion rate with more materials being diverted from the landfill ...

  22. Visitor Center

    DC Water's Visitor Center at Blue Plains, a 30,000 square-foot environmentally friendly building, is the first stop for the more than 1,000 visitors who tour the plant each year. It houses an educational classroom, security, the Office of Marketing and Communications' community outreach team and a warehouse. The modern design incorporates recycled materials, plant life and a large wall display ...

  23. School Tours

    The tours are tied to curriculum outcomes for Grades 6 through 9, but it is appropriate for students of any age above Grade 4. Accommodation for students with sensory considerations can be made upon request. Book Your Tour. Use the form below or call 306-975-2414, option 0. The SL&P Electrical Operations Centre is located at 322 Brand Road in ...