Backgrounder: Nunavut residents to benefit from improved water and wastewater treatment infrastructure

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Nunavut residents to benefit from improved water and wastewater treatment infrastructure

Nunavut residents to benefit from improved water and wastewater treatment infrastructure

The following initiatives have been approved for joint federal and territorial funding through the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program and will support infrastructure planning projects in six communities across Nunavut.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $2.7 million towards these three projects through the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Nunavut is providing $925,000 towards these projects.

 

Location

Project Name

Project Description

Federal Funding

Territorial Funding

 

 

Arctic Bay, Grise Fiord, Pond Inlet, Rankin Inlet, and Sanikiluaq

 

Water Treatment Plants in Arctic Bay, Grise Fiord, Pond Inlet, Rankin Inlet, and Sanikiluaq Planning Project

 

Conduct technical studies including environmental site assessment, geotechnical investigation, snow and wind load assessments, and a topographic survey. These studies will support future projects that will result in five new water treatment facilities, increasing access to potable water in these communities.

$1,800,000

$600,000

Arviat

Arviat Lagoon Expansion Planning Project

The project includes design services for the proposed rehabilitation and expansion of the wastewater treatment facility, consisting of a two cell wastewater lagoon, with one existing upgraded cell and one new cell.

$750,000

$250,000

 

 

 

Rankin Inlet

 

 

Rankin Inlet Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades Planning Project

 

Conduct technical studies including environmental site assessment, geotechnical investigation, snow and wind load assessments, and a topographic survey. These studies will support future projects to upgrade the Rankin Inlet Wastewater Treatment Plant and increase its capacity to treat and manage wastewater.

$225,000

$75,000

 

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