The Government of Saskatchewan says it is investing more than $1.2 million into campsite electrical expansion and upgrades in three parks: Good Spirit Lake, Lac La Ronge and Meadow Lake.
Nearly 300 campsites across these three parks will receive either new or improved electrical service.
According to a news release, Livewire Electric Ltd. of Shellbrook was the successful bidder on the projects at Good Spirit Lake and Meadow Lake.
At Lac La Ronge Provincial Park, the successful bidder was Mid City Electric (1979) Ltd.
The project at Good Spirit Lake upgrade electrical service to 67 campsites, and will expand electrical service to 21 campsites, all within Aspen Campground.
Every campsite in the campground will have the option of 15 or 30 amp service and a portion of the sites will also receive 50 amp service to accommodate larger recreation units.
At Meadow Lake, the project will take place in the Kimball Lake Campground.
There, 100 campsites will receive upgrades and 43 campsites will receive new electrical service.
Of the 143 campsites at Meadow Lake, 43 will also receive water and sewer service, making them full-service campsites.
At Lac La Ronge Provincial Park, Nemeiben and Missinipe will receive upgrades.
16 campsites will receive new electrical service and 42 campsites will be upgraded.
All three of these projects also include roadway lighting and necessary site development.