Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec receiving $62.3M in Fed and provincial funding for water works
30 municipalities in the Chaudière-Appalaches region will be able to complete projects that meet their needs related to drinking water and wastewater treatment infrastructure.
The governments of Canada and Quebec jointly announced water and wastewater system investments of more than $62.3 million supporting 36 water projects in the Chaudière-Appalaches region under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) and the New Building Canada Fund-Quebec, Small Communities Fund (NBCF-SCF).
Located south of the St. Lawrence River in the Quebec City area, a complete list of projects reveals that over $6.2 million of the combined federal and provincial funding will go towards the renewal of water pipes in Levis, and $5.68 million towards drinking water upgrade in Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce. Some 20 projects involve the renewal of water pipes in the region.
“Thanks to this important investment, 30 municipalities in the Chaudière-Appalaches region will be able to complete projects that meet their needs related to drinking water and wastewater treatment infrastructure,” said Dominique Vien, Minister responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches region and Member of the National Assembly (MNA) for Bellechasse, in a release making the announcement.