Backgrounder: Canada and New Brunswick invest in modern and efficient water and wastewater infrastructure in Northeastern New Brunswick

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Backgrounder: Canada and New Brunswick invest in modern and efficient water and wastewater infrastructure in Northeastern New Brunswick

Canada and New Brunswick invest in modern and efficient water and wastewater infrastructure in Northeastern New Brunswick

Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure program will support four green infrastructure projects in three Northeastern New Brunswick communities.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $4.7 million towards these projects through the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of New Brunswick is providing over $3.9 million, while the municipalities are contributing more than $3.1 million in total.

Project Information: Green Infrastructure Stream  

 

Location

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Recipient Funding

Bathurst

Combined Sewer Removal at Various Location

Removal of combined storm sewers that outlet into sanitary sewers at 11 locations, which will be  replaced with new separate storm sewers. This work will increase treatment capacity and reduce sewer overflows and treatment costs.

$768,000

$639,936

$512,064

Bathurst

St. Anne Booster Station

Installation of a booster station and connecting of the associated piping between the new booster station and the existing watermain on St. Anne Street. The project will increase access to potable water in the community, as well as provide increased water pressure for firefighting operations.

$680,000

$566,610

$453,390

Beresford

Sanitary Outfalls Reduction in Beresford Wetlands

Upgrading wastewater and storm collection system and installing a more reliable lift station that has more capacity and can withstand climate change impacts, and eliminate or greatly reduce sanitary outfalls into the environment.

$2,743,060

$2,285,655

$1,828,935

Pointe-Verte

Upgrades to stormwater infrastructure and resurfacing of Quay Road

Installing stormwater infrastructure along both sides of Rue du Quai and redesigning the roadway structure, including widening and replacing the asphalt surface. This project will help hold and drain storm water, which will help keep roads safe and decrease erosion concerns.

$543,135

$452,567

$362,135

 

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