TERRACE BAY, ONT. — Improvements will be made to water, wastewater and storm infrastructure in the Townships of Terrace Bay and Red Rock, Ont.
Watermains, sanitary sewers and stormsewers along Kenogami Road in Terrace Bay will be replaced to reduce the risk of flooding and manholes, catch basins and catch basin leads will also be installed.
In Red Rock, projects include upgrades to the water treatment plant data collection and automatic control systems. Water and wastewater infrastructure along Newton Avenue, Brompton Road and Stadler Avenue will also be rehabilitated.
The Government of Canada is investing more than $2 million through the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada plan; the Government of Ontario is providing more than $1.7 million; and the communities of Terrace Bay and Red Rock are each contributing $613,277and $748,094 respectively.
“We are absolutely grateful to receive this Infrastructure funding which is crucial to local governments,” said Jody Davis, mayor of Terrace Bay, in a statement. “The reconstruction of Kenogami Road will improve/replace all in-ground infrastructure but especially the storm sewers which helps our community adapt to climate change. This completes a priority project, identified in the Township’s Asset Management Plan.”