Area #4 (Weyburn)
Area #5 (Estevan)

Saskatchewan Government Regulation

2.3 Spill Response

Operators who are members in good standing of an Area Spill Response Unit or Western Canada Spill Services are only required to provide the name(s) and phone numbers (s) of their emergency contact personnel. The operators must maintain their membership with the Area Spill Response Unit and participate in the annual spill training exercise(s). If an operator fails to meet and maintain these requirements, the operator shall immediately register a detailed spill contingency plan as outlined below

and make available all necessary equipment and resources to deal with any emergency situation.

All other operators shall register a copy of a detailed spill contingency plan with SEM and local emergency measure organization. In addition, they shall make available all necessary equipment and resources required to deal with emergency situations.

The detailed spill contingency plan shall include:

  • a list of emergency contact personnel and their phone numbers ( must include company representative phone number who is available 24 hours a day for emergency)
  • details on the spill assessment process
  • details on procedures for containment and recovery of the spilled products
  • list of all sites operated by the company and may impact public safety or may be located in a sensitive environment, and a detailed description of an emergency contingency plan for these sites
  • a list of contractors who will provide the recovery and clean-up services
  • a list of equipment available to be used for containment and recovery, together with spilled product recovery procedures
  • a spill notification and public and media communication process