Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant

City of Regina once again entertaining idea of adding fluoride to drinking water supply

Jul 14, 2021 | 9:39am

Adding fluoride to the city of Regina’s drinking water is being discussed at City Council Wednesday afternoon, with a notice of motion being introduced. The idea is to have equipment ready to add fluoride to the city’s drinking water when upgrades to the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment facility are completed in about four years time. […]

Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant to see significant upgrades

Jun 8, 2021 | 11:43am

Significant upgrades are coming to the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant. Close to $223 million renewal project will upgrade the main treatment plant, pump stations and reservoirs and will rejuvenate the facility to meet the needs of the region’s forecasted potable water demands in the decades ahead. All three levels of government are contributing with […]

Council to give yay or nay to planned efficiency review at Wednesday meeting

Feb 24, 2021 | 11:35am

Regina city council meets today and three big things are on the agenda. The biggest item is whether or not a $250,000 efficiency review should go ahead. That was something that Mayor Sandra Masters said she wanted to accomplish in her first few months as mayor when campaigning in the civic election. That review would […]

Efficiency review approved by Regina’s Executive Committee

Feb 17, 2021 | 3:37pm

Mayor Sandra Masters has started the ball rolling on one of her election promises. During a meeting of executive committee on Wednesday, a plan to start an efficiency review for the city was approved. Conducting an efficiency review was a key promise of Masters’ 2020 campaign as she said such a review in which she […]

Discovery of new toxins in algae blooms not a big concern: Water Security Agency

Nov 24, 2019 | 9:00am

The Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant is very capable of handling current and future challenges. That’s the feeling of a Water Security Agency spokesperson in the light of a University of Saskatchewan researcher’s findings about algae blooms. Patrick Boyle says the agency has made note of the discovery of additional toxins which are not yet […]