The Town of Lumsden, Newfoundland will see $414,000 worth of upgrades to its water treatment plant from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (MRIF).

Several components of the town’s existing water treatment plant have deteriorated and need replacement so the plant can continue to operate properly. The project involves repairs to the plant in addition to the replacement of the top plate, weir, compressor, valves, fittings, and tub settlers. Electric heat will also be installed in the building.

The federal government will contribute $138,024 towards the project while the provincial government will contribute $234,641. The Town of Lumsden will provide $41,407.

The Town of Southern Harbour will receive just over $275,000 from the MRIF to extend its municipal watermain to service 10 additional homes and sewer mains to service 15 additional homes.

The federal government will contribute $91,937 towards the project while the provincial government will contribute $156,293. The Town of Southern Harbour will provide $27,581.

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