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Posted on: March 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] $7.9M in Federal Grants Awarded to CVRD

The CVRD has been awarded significant Federal Gas Tax Funding to assist with costs for wastewater integration and upgrades to the Cobble Hill Sewer System ($1,900,000) and the Mill Bay Sewer System ($5,888,894). The upgrade and integration projects will provide long-term, cost effective, high quality wastewater treatment services to users and allow for implementation and expansion of effluent re-use for irrigation. Ditidaht First Nation will receive $166,180 to ensure a reliable power supply for their community on Nitinat Lake near the mouth of Caycuse River. BC Hydro will be determine the technical and financial viability of regulating their line voltage in isolation from the grid in association with a proposed hydro power project. All three grants cover 100% of the actual eligible cost of the projects. To see all projects funded through this intake visit the government website here.

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