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Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Private Sewage Works Regulations and Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations, 1976

The Ministry of Health is seeking your input on proposed changes to The Private Sewage Works Regulations and The Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations, 1976. These regulations are pursuant to The Public Health Act, 1994 and contain provisions that relate to permit and construction requirements for private sewage works in Saskatchewan.

The proposed amendments include, but are not limited to:

  1. The incorporation of provisions from The Shoreland Pollution Control Regulations, 1976 into The Private Sewage Works Regulations to create a single regulation for private sewage works;
  2. Phased approach for a certification requirement for installers of private sewage works in Saskatchewan;
  3. Increase of the permit fee for the construction of a private sewage works.

Submit your feedback

To assist you in the review of the proposed amendments, please first read Proposed Key Changes for an explanation of key changes and other topics where feedback is desired.

Review amendments

Please provide your comments by email at

or by mail, to:

Wayne Johnson
Population Health Branch
Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
3475 Albert Street
Regina, SK  S4S 6X6

Feedback submission deadline

We are anticipating that the regulatory amendments, if approved, will come into force in spring 2017.  The deadline for submission of comments is January 13th, 2017.  

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Wayne Johnson at 306-787-7219.

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