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    SaskWater Tables 2014 Annual Report

    April 13, 2015

    Regina, SK – The Saskatchewan Water Corporation tabled its 2014 annual report in the Saskatchewan Legislature today. Titled Helping Communities Grow, the annual report provides an overview of the year’s activities and delivers the Crown corporation’s financial statements. SaskWater reported a net income of $5.5 million for 2014.

    "SaskWater’s success is an indicator of the progress and growth we are seeing across the province," Honourable Scott Moe, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation said. “The high level of service SaskWater delivers benefits communities and industries across Saskatchewan.”

    Highlights of SaskWater’s activities in 2014 included:

    • Providing professional water and wastewater services to industries, municipalities, rural pipeline groups and First Nations in 63 communities in Saskatchewan serving more than 72,000 people
    • Reinvesting its profits into infrastructure and asset refurbishment to support community needs such as upgrades at to the potable water supply system for White City and expansion of the Echo Regional wastewater facility
    • Continuing the multi-year project to build the water supply system for the BHP Billiton Jansen Mine project and upgrade the Saskatoon Southeast Water Supply system (SSEWS) canal
    • Achieving an 86% overall approval rating on their customer satisfaction survey

    SaskWater also released its water quality report for 2014 today which provides details on their high quality water services. Both reports are available in Publications tab under Media.

    SaskWater is Saskatchewan’s commercial Crown water utility providing safe, reliable and professional water and wastewater services.

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    Backgrounder

    SaskWater tables 2014 annual report

    The Saskatchewan Water Corporation (SaskWater) is Saskatchewan’s commercial Crown water utility, helping communities, First Nations and industry gain access to reliable and professional water and wastewater services.

    SaskWater provides professional water and wastewater services to 63 communities, eight rural municipalities, 83 rural pipeline groups, 16 industrial and approximately 236 commercial and end user customers. SaskWater serves approximately 72,000 people in Saskatchewan.

    The corporation owns eight water treatment plants, three wastewater facilities, 39 pump stations, 140 kilometers of canal and approximately 865 kilometers of pipeline. SaskWater also maintains 14 customer-owned systems. In 2014, SaskWater provided operator training to 29 Saskatchewan First Nations communities.

    SaskWater’s core lines of business are: potable water supply, non-potable water supply, wastewater treatment and management, certified operation and maintenance (COM), project management, water and wastewater training, remote monitoring, and water leak detection audits.

    In 2014, SaskWater:

    • Delivered 6.8 billion litres of high quality drinking water
    • Delivered 30 billion litres of non-potable water
    • Received and treated 1.1 billion litres of wastewater

    Partnering with TransGas (a subsidiary of SaskEnergy), SaskWater uses a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system to remotely monitor 52 SaskWater and customer owned facilities across the province 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

    SaskWater did not pay a dividend to Crown Investments Corporation in 2014. It is reinvesting its profits into new infrastructure and refurbishment of existing assets.

    For more information, contact:

    For more information, contact:
    Dan Wall
    Senior Corporate Communications Consultant
    SaskWater
    (306) 694-3766
    dan.wall@saskwater.com

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