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Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund Invests in Water Systems

By Water Canada 10:01AM March 13, 2018

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Ontario has announced that 78 communities will be receiving support for a variety of projects, including replacement and rehabilitation of water systems, through the Community Infrastructure Fund.

Michael Gravelle, MPP for Thunder Bay-Superior North announced the funding in Dorion Township yesterday where investments will go to a bridge replacement project. The province is investing more than $100 million through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) Top-Up Application Component for these 78 projects.

“Our government is committed to improving roads, bridges and water infrastructure in rural Ontario,” said Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Ontario is also providing more than 420 communities across the province stable and predictable annual formula grants under the program, investing $530 million through the OCIF over the next three years.

Below are the project receiving money for water, wastewater, and stormwater upgrades.

Municipality of Wawa The Municipality of Wawa will receive up to $1,889,000 to reconstruct the sewer and water infrastructure on Toronto Avenue and connecting Magpie and Klondike Streets.
Town of Thessalon The Town of Thessalon will receive up to $1,294,941 to reconstruct the watermain on Frances Street.
Township of Hornepayne The Township of Hornepayne will receive up to $1,293,750 for the rehabilitation of the Hornepayne Water Tower.
Town of Moosonee The Town of Moosonee will receive up to $1,841,030 for the replacement of sewer lines and watermains on Ferguson Road.
City of Timmins The City of Timmins will receive up to $590,545 for the replacement of the Porcupine River box culvert.
Township of Moonbeam The Township of Moonbeam will receive up to $1,679,582 for the replacement of sewer lines and watermains on Leonard Avenue.
Township of Malahide The Township of Malahide will receive up to $618,614 for the replacement of the sewage pumping station off Hacienda Road.
Municipality of Central Elgin The Municipality of Central Elgin will receive up to $1,105,113 for the replacement and relocation of two pumping stations.
Town of Aylmer The Town of Aylmer will receive up to $1,476,594 for the Victoria Street Combined Sewer Separation and Infrastructure Renewal Project.
City of Owen Sound The City of Owen Sound, in partnership with the County of Grey, will receive up to $314,861 for the reconstruction of 3rd Avenue East/Grey Road 15 including upgrades to the sanitary sewer and water mains.
Municipality of Marmora and Lake The Municipality of Marmora and Lake will receive up to $1,825,630 for the replacement of the Marmora Water Tower.
Municipality of Central Huron The Municipality of Central Huron will receive up to $1,209,809 for the reconstruction of water, wastewater, stormwater and road infrastructure William Street, Townsend Street and Kirk Street in the town of Clinton.
Town of Petrolia The Town of Petrolia, in partnership with the Township of Enniskillen, the Village of Oil Springs, and the Township of Dawn-Euphemia, will receive up to $7,084,420 for upgrades to Bright’s Grove Water Treatment Plant Clearwell and High Lift Pumping Station.
Town of Smiths Falls The Town of Smiths Falls will receive up to $933,850 for Phase 1 of the combined sewer separation, including watermain replacement and road rehabilitation, of Beckwith Street North.
Village of Merrickville-Wolford The Village of Merrickville-Wolford will receive up to $1,900,000 for the installation of sewer and water mains along St. Patrick, Drummond and Lewis Streets.
Town of Gore Bay The Town of Gore Bay will receive up to $ 1,822,500 for the rehabilitation of the water and wastewater system on New Street.
Township of Bonfield The Township of Bonfield will receive up to $457,397 for the replacement of Sharpes Creek twin arch pipe culverts.
Local Services Board of Thorne The Local Services Board of Thorne will receive up to $1,899,900 to upgrade the Thorne Water Treatment Plant.
Town of Parry Sound The Town of Parry Sound will receive up to $760,065 for road, water and wastewater reconstruction on Isabella Street.
Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen The Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen will receive up to $1,877,386 to replace water, sanitary sewers and stormwater infrastructure below Mathison Street, Union Street, Quebec Street and Victoria Street in Havelock.
Village of Casselman The Village of Casselman will receive up to $1,701,408 for the upgrade of the village sewage lagoon.
City of Clarence-Rockland The City of Clarence-Rockland will receive up to $1,147,652 to upgrade the Rockland Sewage Treatment Plant.
Town of Rainy River The Town of Rainy River will receive up to $1,804,955 for the Fifth Street water and wastewater revitalization.
Township of Emo The Township of Emo will receive up to $1,564,200 to replace the watermain system east of the water treatment plant.
Municipality of Markstay-Warren The Municipality of Markstay-Warren will receive up to $1,900,000 for road and storm sewer improvements on Pioneer and Main streets.
Town of Espanola The Town of Espanola will receive up to $1,569,970 for the Rehabilitation of the water and wastewater system on Jean, Elizabeth and Katherine Streets.
Local Services Board of Gogama The Local Services Board of Gogama will receive up to $894,096 for the replacement of water and wastewater infrastructure in Gogama.
Township of Manitouwadge The Township of Manitouwadge will receive up to $1,206,000 to upgrade the Manitouwadge Water Treatment Plant.
Township of Schreiber The Township of Schreiber will receive up to $1,032,300 to design and construct maintenance access to the clearwell water treatment infrastructure.
Township of McGarry The Township of McGarry will receive up to $1,896,878 for the upgrades of sanitary sewers and watermains on 27th Avenue.
Township of Larder Lake The Township of Larder Lake will receive up to $1,900,000 for the rehabilitation of wastewater, water and road infrastructure on the west end of 7th, 8th and 9th avenues.
Township of Gauthier The Township of Gauthier will receive up to $1,677,065 for replacement of the sanitary forcemain and reconstruction of the pumping station on McPherson Street.
Town of Cobalt The Town of Cobalt will receive up to $1,638,476 for upgrades to the Cobalt Water Treatment Plant.
 

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