South Saskatchewan River. Credit: Dean Shareski.
South Saskatchewan River. Credit: Dean Shareski.

SaskWater—a Crown corporation owned by the Government of Saskatchewan that supplies municipalities, industries, and farms with water and wastewater services—tabled its 2013 Annual Report in the Saskatchewan Legislature on April 9. The corporation reported a net income of $3.5 million for 2013, and has been named one of the province’s Top 100 Companies by Saskatchewan Business Magazine.

“SaskWater’s long record of providing safe and reliable water services to its customers continued in 2013,” said Ken Cheveldayoff, minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation. “Our Crown water utility works to help our communities and industries reach their potential, supporting goals that are in line with our Saskatchewan Plan for Growth.”

Some of SaskWater’s activities highlighted in the report include:
– Investing in infrastructure to support industrial needs, such as building a water supply system for the BHP Billiton Jansen Mine project.
– Investing in infrastructure for municipalities like White City, Warman, and Martensville.
– Introducing a new Water Quality Index and a new System Reliability Index.

SaskWater provides water and wastewater services to 63 communities in the province, totalling more than 66,000 customers.


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