Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in new water and wastewater infrastructure for three communities in Prince County

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Backgrounder : Canada and Prince Edward Island invest in new water and wastewater infrastructure for three communities in Prince County

Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support four water and wastewater infrastructure projects in the Municipalities of Wellington and Miscouche and the City of Summerside.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $3.9 million towards these projects. The Government of Prince Edward Island is providing over $3.2 million while the municipalities are contributing over $2.6 million in total.

Project Information:

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Miscouche

New West Lagoon Upgrades

Add a new lagoon cell at the existing West River Lagoon by installing a new west cell, lift station, UV system, 80 metres of sewer main and manholes, 1,000 metres of fence, and 200 metres of driveway and drainage gravel. These updates will assist with future growth in the community.

$1,238,761

$1,032,197

$825,944

Summerside

Summerside Water Replacements

Replace aging and damaged water mains, valves, hydrants and services throughout the city. This includes installing 3 kilometres of new water mains, of which 1.5 kilometres will be water service pipes, 15 new fire hydrants and 15 main line valves. This will help reduce costly shutdowns and improve the amount and quality of water for residents.

$1,600,000

$1,333,200

$1,066,800

Summerside

Summerside Sewer System Replacements

Replace 2,000 metres of sewer mains, and install 15 news manholes. This will increase capacity to treat and manage wastewater and stormwater while avoiding costly sewage backups.

$958,017

$798,267

$638,758

Wellington

AJL Subdivision - Wellington

Construct 550 meters of new sanitary sewer main, extending north from an existing sewer into a future subdivision, complete with manholes and service laterals. This will allow up to 23 residential units to be serviced, eliminating the need for private septic systems, and providing better wastewater management.

$133,148

$110,945

$88,776

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