Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant Renewal Project Officially Underway - Global Regina

Construction has officially begun on the $325.6-million Buffalo Pound water treatment plant renewal project.

A number of MLAs, mayors, board members, employees and more were in attendance for the first shovels hitting the ground in Buffalo Pound Monday.

The plant will serve communities such as Regina, Moose Jaw, Grand Coulee, Pense, Bethune and several other communities with clean drinking water.

In total, more than 260,000 people in the area will access the water.

“This treatment plant has served the residents of Regina and Moose Jaw with safe, high-quality drinking water and frankly we don’t exist without it,” said Regina Mayor Sandra Masters.

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