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Backgrounder to news release: Infrastructure Projects in Manitoba’s Northern Region to Receive Joint Government Funding

The Governments of Canada and Manitoba are announcing funding for the following three projects in the Northern Region of Manitoba under the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund.

Drinking Water Infrastructure for Northern Region

Ralls Island Waterline Expansion

This project will expand the waterlines from the existing system to provide drinking water to the residents of Ralls Island, thereby adding approximately 250 connections to the existing infrastructure. The total eligible cost of this project is $2,940,000, with each level of government contributing $980,000.

Sherridon Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

This project will add two parallel water filtration processes that will close to triple the water treatment plant’s capacity. The total eligible cost of this project is $1,400,000, with the Government of Canada contributing $466,666 and the Government of Manitoba contributing $933,334.

Wastewater Infrastructure for Northern Region

Wabowden Lagoon Expansion

This project will add a cell to the current lagoon that services Wabowden, to address a shortage of hydraulic capacity. The total eligible cost of this project is $1,600,000, with the Government of Canada contributing $533,333 and the Government of Manitoba contributing $1,066,667.

Previously announced projects under the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund

The Government of Canada has committed a total of $15,969,222 for 26 projects announced under the Small Communities Fund since October 16, 2014. The Province of Manitoba has committed a total of $16,969,224 for the 26 projects. The total eligible cost of the 26 projects is $47,907,674.

Here are some details from the 23 other Small Communities Fund Projects in Manitoba that have been announced previously.

Interlake Region

Drinking Water Infrastructure for Interlake Region

  • Arborg Watermain and Meter Renewal

Wastewater Infrastructure for Interlake Region

  • St. Andrews Wastewater Collection Project – Phase 1
  • Beausejour Lagoon Expansion and Chemical Treatment Addition
  • Winnipeg Beach Lagoon Upgrade
  • Stonewall Lagoon Wetland for Effluent Treatment

East St. Paul

Drinking Water Infrastructure for East St. Paul

  • East St. Paul Water Reservoir Expansion Project

Southwest Region

Drinking Water Infrastructure for Southwest Region

  • Expansion of rural waterlines in the Rural Municipality of Elton
  • Upgrade of the Town of Deloraine’s water plant

South Central and North Central Regions

Drinking Water Infrastructure for South Central and North Central Regions

  • Treherne Waterline Renewal – Phase 1 and 2: Critical areas
  • Stephenfield Regional Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Wastewater Infrastructure for South Central and North Central Regions

  • Oakville Lagoon Expansion
  • Plum Coulee Sewer Relining

Southeast Region

Wastewater Infrastructure for Southeast Region

  • Steinbach Underground Infrastructure Renewal, Phase 1: Elmdale
  • Ritchot Drinking Water Infrastructure Upgrade

Wastewater Infrastructure for Southeast Region

  • La Broquerie Lagoon Expansion
  • Springfield Road Sewage Lift Station and Forcemain Upgrade
  • Ste. Anne Wastewater Lift Station

Solid Waste Management Infrastructure for Southeast Region

  • Piney Recycling Depots

Parkland Region

Drinking Water Infrastructure for Parkland Region

  • Expansion of the Yellowhead Regional Rural Water System

Wastewater Infrastructure for Parkland Region

  • Minitonas Lagoon Expansion
  • Hamiota 7th Street Sewer Line Renewal
  • Neepawa New Trunk Sewer
  • Swan River (Hayes Street) Pump Station Upgrade & Expansion

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