New Brunswick communities to receive major wastewater infrastructure improvements

Sponsored by


COVERDALE, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA, July 25, 2014 -- A number of communities throughout the province of New Brunswick, Canada, will soon receive major improvements to their wastewater infrastructure backed by federal investments made through the federal Gas Tax Fund.

The infrastructure project will comprise seven communities -- Fundy Bay, Gillies, Greensborough, Harvey Lake, Havelock, Roachville, and Sainte-Marie-de-Kent -- that will see upgrades and improvements to their wastewater collection and treatment systems.

The Government of Canada is contributing approximately $10 million to these seven projects through the federal Gas Tax Fund. To date, New Brunswick has received close to $295 million from the fund to improve local infrastructure.

Work will span over several years and will range from upgrading and improving existing systems to constructing new wastewater treatment facilities and systems.

In some areas, additional households will also be connected to the local treatment system. Thanks to these projects, cleaner water will flow into local wells and rivers, such as the Saint John River, the Petitcodiac River, the Kennebecasis River, and the Bouctouche River.

The proper treatment of wastewater ensures the health and safety of families and residents while protecting the environment. Projects like these will contribute to the health and wealth of New Brunswick communities for years to come.

See also: "Canada, New Brunswick invest in water infrastructure"

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Enviro-Care Company acquired by Italy-based WAMGROUP

WAMGROUP has officially acquired Enviro-Care Company, a Rockford, Ill.-based headworks company supplying screening and solids/grit management equipment to the wastewater industry.

WaterTAP board to launch search for new chief executive officer

The Water Technology Acceleration Project has announced that it will begin a formal search for a new chief executive officer this month.

Major restoration underway at CA's San Luis Rey Wetland Mitigation Bank

Wildlands has announced that restoration is underway at the recently approved San Luis Rey Wetland Mitigation Bank in Oceanside, San Diego County, a 54-acre existing agricultural field that will be restored to a native floodplain wetland habitat.

New collaborative project to help protect, address groundwater in BC's Peace Region

With its project partners, Geoscience BC has announced its new Peace Project. The Peace Project represents a collaborative effort that will generate new information about groundwater in Northeast British Columbia's Peace Region.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA