October 7, 2016

B.C. commits over $148 million to Clean Water and Wastewater Fund

Premier Christy Clark announced today at the Union of B.C. Municipalities 2016 Conference $148.5 million in provincial funding for the new Clean Water and Wastewater Fund.

This funding will enable communities to move ahead with vitally important improvements to their water and wastewater systems, help make sure residents enjoy safe and reliable access to drinking water, improve environmental protection, and assist local governments in their efforts to comply with senior government regulations. Clean water and wastewater management are core services upon which communities can grow, helping ensure sustainability principles are met while improving community vibrancy, resilience and attractiveness. (more)