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Ucluelet, B.C.’s water treatment system upgrade doubles in cost since 2020 estimate

Price tag jumps to $20.7 million from $9.6 million

March 3, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Ucluelet, B.C. – The cost of upgrading the community’s water treatment has doubled, council learned at its most recent meeting. Only two years ago, the cost was estimated at $9.6 million, but has since soared to $20.7 million as of December. Council considered three possible options for moving forward, but opted to proceed at the re-adjusted cost, taking advantage of a provincial and federal grant that would have covered three-quarters of the cost of the original estimate. Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News report | READ MORE

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