Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant renewal to begin next month

There’s a constant hum in the background inside the current Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant, no matter where you are.

But in the next three years, the machines making that hum will get bigger and more efficient as the plant gets a top-down renewal.

Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Corporation CEO Ryan Johnson announced Thursday that the construction would start in June for the renewal, which has been in the works for years.

“Careful maintenance of the plant has enabled it to operate exceptionally well, however it is now at the point where significant improvements are required,” said Johnson.

The project couldn’t get the go-ahead until an extra $72.8 million was approved by the cities of Regina and Moose Jaw.

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