2017 Joint Regionalization Conference presented by ACEC-SK & SaskWater

ACEC-SK & SaskWater presented a joint Regionalization Conference in Saskatoon on March 29, 2017.

Key stakeholders were brought together to discuss the benefits of regionalization for water infrastructure projects.  Success stories were shared, including recent examples from Alberta and Saskatchewan.  Participants also heard the perspectives of the Water Security Agency, current Federal and Provincial funding Programs, as well as regionalization’s implications for operators. The Panel Discussion gave participants the opportunity to ask questions about the challenges and benefits of regional water systems.


ACEC-SK would like to thank the following presenters:

Federal/Provincial Infrastructure Funding Programs

Water for Life – Alberta Funding Program


Alberta Regional Project Success Story


An Operator’s Perspective


Sask. Landing Regional Water Pipeline Utility


LaRonge Success Story


Regionalization Panel Discussion







Blair Birch, Senior Municipal Engineer, Town of Canmore

Keith Comstock, Assistant Deputy Minister, Municipal Relations & Northern Engagement

John Conway, P.Eng., Director of Engineering, SaskWater

Ryan Evans, P.Eng., M.A.Sc., Manager of Engineering and Approval, Water Security Agency

Bert Munro,  P.Eng, FCSCE, FEC, former VP &  General Manager, Associated Engineering

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