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Trunk Relief Initiative

Third Sewage Force Main

The City of Regina has embarked on a multi-year, multi-million dollar program to reduce the likelihood of sewer backups and bypasses to Wascana Creek during heavy rainfall events.  The first phase of the Trunk Relief Initiative involves the construction of a third large diameter sewage force main to increase the City’s ability to deliver wastewater to the wastewater treatment plant.

Third Sewage Force Main

Size: 1520 mm (5 feet) diameter.
Length: 4.3 km (3 miles) from the McCarthy Boulevard Pumping Station to the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Construction Period: September 2016 to December 2017.

Further phases of the Trunk Relief Initiative will involve increasing the pumping capacity of the McCarthy Boulevard Pumping Station for further reduce the likelihood of basement flooding and creek bypasses during heavy rainfall events.

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