Backgrounder: New and improved clean water and wastewater systems for Manitobans


Backgrounder: New and improved clean water and wastewater systems for Manitobans

Joint federal, provincial and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support four projects in Manitoba, including clean water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.

The Government of Canada is investing over $65 million towards these four projects through the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS), the National and Regional Projects (NRP) and Small Communities Fund (SCF) of the Investing in Canada plan.

Project Information:

Project Name Location Project Details Federal Funding Provincial Funding Municipal Funding
City of Portage la Prairie Water Pollution Control Facility Upgrades for Nutrient Reduction (GIS) Municipality of Portage la Prairie This project includes the construction of new treatment processes to remove nitrogen and phosphorous from the wastewater and refurbishment of aging existing infrastructures. It will also include the implementation of a full energy co-generation system that will convert biogas into usable energy. The City of Portage la Prairie will deliver this project as a public-private partnership (P3). $60,173,336 $61,139,432 $59,711,340
Town of Carman Regional Water Treatment Facility – Water Supply System Upgrades (NRP) Town of Carman This project includes a new 3,600 cubic metres water reservoir and pump house to receive, store and distribute clean water from the Stephenfield Water Treatment Facility; upgrades to the Carman water distribution system; and, upgrades to the Stephenfield Water Treatment Facility to address the boil water advisory in effect and meet the immediate and longer term demand for clean water in the Town of Carman. $4,291,315 $3,250,000 $5,633,610
St. Malo Water Renewal Project (SCF) Regional Municipality of De Salaberry This project is Phase 1 of a water main and sewer renewal project for the community of St. Malo. It includes the replacement of approximately 950 metres of 200 mm water main servicing 78 residences and nearly 950 meters of gravity sewer main servicing about 26 residences. $333,333 $333,333 $333,334
Upgrade of Lift Station and Sewer Relining (SCF) Town of Altona This project will upgrade the lift station to increase pumping capacity for future residential and commercial growth and replace sewer lining to extend the asset life and lower maintenance costs. $485,440 $485,440 $485,440

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