Nova Scotia to receive water project and flood prevention grants
October 1, 2019 By Ground Water Canada
Halifax – Eight communities in Nova Scotia will receive more than $922,000 for water and wastewater projects through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program.
The province’s department of municipal affiars and housing on Sept. 30 announced the following projects:
- $135,000 for the pre-design phase of a wastewater treatment plant in the Town of Lunenburg
- $54,891 for the Town of Mahone Bay to assess the condition of the water utility’s transmission main and look at options for dechlorination at the wastewater treatment plant
- $39,107 for the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg to study water and wastewater issues in the community of Garden Lots
The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is receiving $39,107 from this program to look at options to protect the Petite Riviere Watershed from flooding.
Both programs are application-based. Funds under both programs are matched by the municipalities
Visit the Government of Nova Scotia website for more information.
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