Highway 39: Saskatchewan`s only 24 hour port of entry from the United States is located 40 km`s from Estevan along Hwy 39, which receives on average, 5,780 vehicles per day.
Highway 47: Estevan`s closest port of entry into the United States is located only 15 km`s south on Hwy 47. This highway also leads directly north to Hwy 1 (140km`s). Receiving in excess of 3,000 vehicles per day at Estevan`s border, this highway serves as a primary route for the local oilfield.
Highway 18: Serving as the secondary east-west corridor, Hwy 18 receives an average of 1,600 vehicles per day.
CP Rail at Estevan provides direct rail connections to east and west mainlines at Brandon, Mb. and Moose Jaw, Sk. These links handle the flow of grain and other commodities to the coastal waters of Vancouver, Thunder Bay, Montreal and all points in between. CP Rail handles coal from the Estevan-Bienfait area to thermal electric stations in Manitoba and Ontario in unit trains of 114 cars or in single car lots.
Estevan is situated approximately 25 rail miles from Portal, North Dakota on the CP Rail Weyburn Subdivision with direct connections to the former Soo Line Railroad. Now known as the CP Rail System Heavy Haul US, this line offers direct rail service to the US Midwest with major terminals at Minneapolis, Chicago and Kansas City.
The Estevan Municipal Airport is located six km`s north on Hwy 47, ad 1.6 km`s east. The airport is capable of landing 70 passenger jets and has a Limited Approach Beacon for landing in poor weather conditions.
Runway 08-26 is 1,524 meters (5,000`) long with pilot control runway lights, Precision Approach Path Indicator lights and Runway Identifier Strobes.
Runway 15-33 is 914.1 meters (3,000`) long and also lighted for night use.
Southeast Aviation Services is a charter airline that operates out of Estevan Municipal Airport.
Saskatchewan’s electricity generation and distribution network is owned by the provincial Crown corporation, SaskPower has the exclusive right and the exclusive obligation to supply electricity in the province.
SaskPower has a generating capacity of 3,206 megawatts (MW) from 16 generating facilities, including two of the three coal-fired base load facilities that are located in Estevan. An additional 449 MW is available through long-term power purchase agreements with independent power producers, for a total available capacity of approximately 3,655 MW.
Our local Saskpower office
234 - 5th Street, Estevan, SK S4A 0X8
SaskEnergy is provincial Crown corporation that has exclusive right as a natural gas distribution company. SaskEnergy delivers the benefits of safe, convenient and environmentally friendly natural gas to more than 358,000 residential, farm, commercial and industrial customers throughout Saskatchewan. They purchase natural gas from independent suppliers and transport it through their 67,000-kilometer distribution system to 92% of Saskatchewan communities.
Our local SaskEnergy office
300A Kensington Avenue, PO Box 1245, Estevan, SK S4A 2H8
Fax: (306) 637-4460
The City of Estevan provides safe drinking water for its residents in a class 4 treatment facility located on the Southside of the city. The facility is capable of treating 12,000 cubic meters per day and can accommodate two days of use and stores one days supply, and when the new reservoir is on line the storage will increase to two days. Estevan’s current reservoir can hold 4000 cubic meters and the City is adding another reservoir on the North side of town that will have a capacity of 6,000 cubic meters.
The City of Estevan has a class 3 Mechanical Wastewater Management system that is located on the Southside of the city. The system currently treats 4,500 cubic meters per day but has the capacity to reach 6,000 cubic meters per day.