Backgrounder: The governments of Canada and Quebec fund 36 projects to improve water infrastructure in the Chaudière-Appalaches region

Backgrounder

Investment of more than $62.3 million

Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) and New Building Canada Fund, Small Communities Fund

The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing $62,350,753 in 36 water and wastewater projects to ensure residents of the Chaudière-Appalaches region have access to clean and reliable water sources. Funding for the 34 projects under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund was made possible by the signing of the bilateral agreement on July 5, 2016. 

The Government of Canada is contributing a total of $37,397,685 for all of the projects while the province is providing $24,953,068. The municipalities will provide the remaining funding.

List of new projects

Clean Water and Wastewater Fund

Location

Project Name

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Anticipated Start Date

Adstock

Upgrading of the Ostiguy water supply system (Lac Jolicoeur)

$265,513

$175,239

August 1, 2017

Adstock

Renewal of water pipes

$1,766,983

$1,166,209

September 5, 2016

Armagh

Wastewater treatment project

$1,071,897

$707,452

June 1, 2017

Cap-Saint-Ignace

Drinking water upgrade

$1,476,880

$974,740

May 8, 2017

Cap-Saint-Ignace

Renewal of water pipes

$2,492,395

$1,644,980

April 1, 2016

Lac-Etchemin

Renewal of water pipes

$493,012

$325,388

September 6, 2016

Lévis

Renewal of water pipes

$3,766,759

$2,486,061

May 1, 2017

L'Islet

Extension of the water supply and sewer infrastructure - Pionniers Road East / Petit-Moulin area

$1,515,000

$999,900

May 1, 2017

Montmagny

Renewal of water pipes

$996,648

$657,787

April 1, 2016

Saint-Camille-de-Lellis

Renewal of water pipes

$1,003,569

$662,356

May 1, 2017

Saint-Damien-de-Buckland

Renewal of water pipes

$834,518

$550,782

May 14, 2017

Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière

Renewal of water pipes

$433,584

$286,166

May 1, 2017

Sainte-Claire

Renewal of water pipes

$842,967

$556,358

May 29, 2017

Sainte-Croix

Renewal of water pipes

$489,051

$322,774

January 2, 2017

Saint-Elzéar

Extension of municipal services - Highway 216 (Rue des Érables)

$135,000

$89,100

May 22, 2017

Sainte-Marguerite

Pond reinforcement

$723,674

$477,624

May 1, 2017

Sainte-Marguerite

Renewal of water pipes

$748,840

$494,235

May 1, 2017

Sainte-Marie

Drinking water and domestic wastewater infrastructure work in the western sector

$2,637,000

$1,740,421

June 1, 2017

Sainte-Marie

Drinking water and domestic wastewater infrastructure work - Notre-Dame Street S

$1,050,000

$693,000

June 1, 2017

Sainte-Perpétue

Renewal of water pipes

$285,557

$188,468

May 1, 2017

Saint-Georges

Renewal of water pipes

$333,132

$219,868

September 12, 2016

Saint-Honoré-de-Shenley

Renewal of water pipes

$567,319

$374,431

May 1, 2017

Saint-Jean-Port-Joli

Renewal of water pipes

$894,446

$590,334

May 1, 2017

Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce

Drinking water upgrade / Saint-Joseph

$3,426,842

$2,261,716

June 5, 2017

Saint-Just-de-Bretenières

Construction of a new drinking water reservoir

$1,140,704

$752,866

June 21, 2017

Saint-Malachie

Renewal of water pipes

$1,469,879

$970,121

June 1, 2017

Saint-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage

Addition of a phosphate and sulphur removal system

$313,260

$206,752

November 7, 2016

Saint-Philémon

Renewal of water pipes

$555,195

$366,430

June 1, 2017

Saint-Prosper

Extension of the Water Supply System for Residences

$90,000

$59,400

May 15, 2017

Saint-Victor

Extension of sanitary sewer services - Highway 108

$430,500

$284,130

May 22, 2017

Saint-Victor

Upgrading of drinking water supply and treatment

$1,005,498

$663,628

May 15, 2017

Tring-Jonction

Renewal of water pipes

$569,819

$376,081

May 1, 2017

Tring-Jonction

Renewal of water pipes

$1,930,190

$1,273,925

May 1, 2017

Vallée-Jonction

Renewal of water pipes

$846,204

$558,496

April 24, 2017

New Building Canada Fund, Small Communities Fund

Location

Project Name

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Anticipated Start Date

East Broughton

Refurbishment of the wastewater collection system in East Broughton

$582,850

$582,850

July 4, 2016

Announced on November 7, 2016

La Guadeloupe

Refurbishment of the drinking water distribution system in La Guadeloupe

$213,000

$213,000

May 1, 2016

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