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Nova Scotia commits funding for water/wastewater projects

The Provincial Capital Assistance Program allows the province to contribute funds towards high-cost, priority municipal infrastructure projects, and this year’s investment by the province is $690,000.

October 16, 2018   CCE

The province of Nova Scotia has announced financial support for 10 communities for water and wastewater projects through its Provincial Capital Assistance Program.

Among the projects is $99,072 for a joint project between the Village of New Minas and the Municipality of the County of Kings which includes the creation of a master plan for the water utility, a storm water and sanitary sewer management plan and an overall asset management plan.

The Provincial Capital Assistance Program allows the province to contribute funds towards high-cost, priority municipal infrastructure projects. This year’s investment by the province is $690,000.

Successful projects for 2018-19 include expansion design for wastewater facilities, and studies on wastewater and sewage treatment plants.

Supported projects for 2018-19 include:

  • Cape Breton Regional Municipality: $186,737 toward the Sanitary Sewer and Infiltration Reduction Program
  • Municipality of Chester: $61,250 toward an engineering design to expand wastewater facilities
  • Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s: $8,000 towards the Sherbrooke Sewage Treatment Plant System Assessment Report
  • Town of Stewiacke: $31,286 towards a well field search
  • Town of Lunenburg: $37,500 for a wastewater treatment and collection study
  • Municipality of Inverness: $54,750 for the assessment of water and wastewater facilities
  • Municipality of the District of Barrington: $92,119 toward the replacement of Clarifier Brass Hill treatment plant
  • Village of New Minas/Municipality of Kings: $99,072 for an asset plan
  • Municipality of Richmond: $15,000 for a pre-engineering study to upgrade the Arichat/Petit De Grat sewage treatment plant
  • Town of Antigonish: $104,286 for a water utility sludge management system

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