Mounties say someone trying to steal copper wire at the site near Vermilion on Friday night caused extensive damage to the electrical wiring.
The water was worth between $9,000 and $12,000.
The Calgary Police Service says it worked with RCMP to track, locate and arrest two suspects.
52-year old faces up to a decade in prison.
Roughly 13,000 litres of product were destined for the Japanese market.
Halifax police are investigating.
Massive industry layoffs partly to blame.