Emo water, sewer work gets funding
Emo Township is receiving $2 million from the provincial government for improvements to its water and wastewater systems.
Rainy River Township, meanwhile, will get $220,000 to implement a specialized chlorination system to improve drinking water quality.
Other areas projects that received funding include replacing pavement and guiderails at the King Street underpass in Dryden, repairing the Winnipeg River west branch bridge in Kenora, and reconstructing Douce’s Road in Machin Township.
Building on the Municipal Infrastructure Strategy, the province is providing an additional $100 million to help small, rural, and northern municipalities build and maintain roads, bridges, and other critical infrastructure.
A consultation involving local and regional rural officials was held yesterday in Kenora to discuss the fund’s scope and design.