Underground Cable Replacement Project

We are installing conduit in partnership with SaskTel and updating our existing cables throughout the province.
    
The estimated cost of this 2020-21 project is just over $17 million. This includes:

  • 100 km of conduit installation
  • 30 + km of cable replacement

Why We’re Doing It

Our underground cables have reached their end of useful life. Updating our infrastructure will help bring you reliable, safe power.

Our Progress So Far

Work for this year has already started. We plan on working in the following areas:

  • Silverwood Heights, Saskatoon
  • Parkridge, Saskatoon
  • Fairhaven, Saskatoon
  • Albert Park, Regina
  • Glencairn, Regina
  • Glencairn Village, Regina
  • Creekside, Regina
  • Douglas Place, Regina
  • Gardiner Park, Regina
  • Eastpointe Estates, Regina
  • Mount Pleasant, Regina
  • Sunningdale, Moose Jaw
  • Westheath, Moose Jaw
  • Various other locations within the province

Minimizing the Impact to You

To safely complete this work, we’ll need to shut the power off. Outages could last up to 8 hours depending on the work involved.

If you’re impacted by this work, we’ll let you know. You’ll either get a notice in your mail box or receive a visit from a SaskPower contractor.

There will also be construction equipment on site, construction noise and partial road restrictions in certain cases.

Respecting the Local Environment

No impact to the local environment is expected.

Benefits to Local Communities

We all want power when we need it. This work will help with reliability now and into the future.

Employment opportunities may be available. Learn more about how you can do business with us.

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