Backgrounder: Canada and Ontario invest in clean water and wastewater infrastructure projects across Ontario

Backgrounder

Ten new projects approved in seven communities

New water and wastewater projects have been approved under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement, which is designed to improve the safety and quality of water for Canadian families, while supporting a clean economy.

The Government of Canada is providing Ontario with over $569 million under CWWF (up to 50 per cent of the eligible project costs). The provincial government is providing up to $270 million (up to 25 per cent of total eligible project costs). The recipients will provide the balance of funding. More than 1,300 water and wastewater projects are improving the quality of life of residents in more than 470 communities under CWWF.

As part of the Government of Canada’s long-term plan, more than $2.8 billion will be invested in green infrastructure projects throughout Ontario.

The following 10 projects across Ontario have been approved for federal funding totaling $4,349,912 and for provincial funding totaling $2,174,956.

Location

Project Name

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Halton, Corporation of the Regional Municipality of

Frozen Water Services Lowering Program- Phase 2 Georgetown

$679,500

$339,750

Halton, Corporation of the Regional Municipality of

Frozen Water Services Lowering Program- Phase 3, 4, 5 Acton, Oakville and Burlington

$3,349,912

$1,674,956

Malahide, Township of

Slip-line existing stormwater culverts located along Springerhill Road and Calton Line

$37,000

$18,500

Mishkeegogamang First Nation

Backup Power Supply for the Water Treatment Plant at 10 Houses

$96,000

$48,000

Oliver Paipoonge, Municipality of

Water System Rehabilitation and Modernization Project

$50,000

$25,000

Pelee, Township of

Upgrade of Pelee Island West Shore Water Treatment Plant and East Shore Water Distribution Plant Generators

$7,500

$3,750

Penetanguishene, Town of

Installation of Sentinel Monitoring Well

$10,000

$5,000

Penetanguishene, Town of

Engineering Design for the Installation of a Dechlorinating System

$37,500

$18,750

Penetanguishene, Town of

Navy Lane Pumpstation Rehabilitation

$62,500

$31,250

South Bruce Peninsula, Corporation of the Town of

Waste Water Treatment Plant Standby Generator Design and Approvals

$20,000

$10,000


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