Released on April 9, 2014
SaskWater tabled its 2013 Annual Report – Supporting Our Growing Economy – in the Saskatchewan Legislature today. The commercial Crown corporation reported a net income of $3.5 million for 2013, and for the first time appeared on Saskatchewan Business Magazine’s Top 100 Companies list. The annual report illustrates how the corporation’s commitment to growth and financial sustainability are helping the province prosper.
Highlights of SaskWater’s activities in 2013 included:
“SaskWater’s long record of providing safe and reliable water services to its customers continued in 2013,” Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation Ken Cheveldayoff said. “Our Crown water utility works to help our communities and industries reach their potential, supporting goals that are in line with our Saskatchewan Plan for Growth. Building on what they have accomplished, their plans for 2014 are an exciting indication of this province’s progress.”
- Investing in infrastructure to support industrial needs such as building the water supply system for the BHP Billiton Jansen Mine project and upgrades to the Saskatoon South East Water Supply canal;
- Investing in infrastructure for municipalities such as improvements to the water supply systems that serve White City, Warman and Martensville;
- Focusing on customers with a new Water Quality Index and a new System Reliability Index that help ensure continued safe, reliable water services; and
- Investing in people and technology to be a more efficient and productive commercial Crown corporation.
SaskWater provides professional water and wastewater services to industries, municipalities, rural pipeline groups and First Nations in 63 communities in Saskatchewan, serving more than 66,000 people.
SaskWater details its high quality water services in its annual Water Quality Report. The 2013 Water Quality Report is distributed with the Annual Report and will be available online at www.saskwater.com.
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