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Public Notice - Wetaskiwin Wastewater System


In accordance with the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, City of Wetaskiwin has applied to Environment and Parks for a renewal of an existing approval for the wastewater system in the City of Wetaskiwin.  The wastewater system for the city consists of wastewater collection sewers and lift stations, and a wastewater treatment plant.  The treatment process at the treatment plant consist of an aerated lagoon facility which has two completely mix cells, two partially mix cells, two polishing cells and three storage cells.   Treated effluent from the storage cells is discharged, twice per year between March 1 and November 30 and over a maximum period of six weeks for the first discharge and six weeks for the second discharge, into a tributary creek of the Battle River.  The treatment plant is located at NW of Section 19 Township 046 Range 23 West of the 4th Meridian.

A directly affected person may provide input certain regulatory decisions, as allowed by the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (section 73).  Specifically, any person who is directly affected by this application may submit a written statement of the concern within 30 days of the date of this notice to:

Environment and Parks
Regulatory Approvals Center
5th Floor, 9915 – 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2G8
Fax: (780) 422-0154

The written statement of concern should include the following:
  • The application number 013-1300
  • Describe concerns that are relevant to matters regulated by the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act.
  • Explain how the filer of the concern will be directly affected by the activities proposed in the application.
  • Provide the legal land location of the land owned or used by the filer where the concerns described are believed to be applicable.
  • State the distance between the land owned or used by the filer and the site in the applicate.
  • Contact information including the full name and mailing address of the filer.
  • Please provide a telephone number and/or email address for ease of contact.

Environment and Parks will review each written statement of concern, seek more information if needed, and notify each filer by letter of the decision to accept or reject their written submission as a valid statement of concern.  The Public Notice of this application will be posted on the Department’s website at

Statements of concern submitted regarding this application are public records which are accessible by the public and the applicant.  Failure to file a statement of concern may affect the right to file a Notice of Appeal with the Environmental Appeals Board.

Copies of the application and additional information can be obtained from:

City of Wetaskiwin
Attention: Sue Howard
BOX 6210
4705 50 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, Alberta, T9A 2E9
Telephone: 780-361-4430
Fax: 780-352-0930