WHITECOURT, ALTA.—Federal officials have announced they will be investing $985,500 in 21 Alberta projects through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP).
The program is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on behalf of the federal government.
The goal of the MAMP program is to strengthen local infrastructure planning and decision-making by boosting local asset management capacity with investments in asset management training, technology and software enhancements, and information sharing.
Projects funded include:
- Helping the town of Whitecourt implement asset management for the community.
- Assisting the Town of Legal to inspect and analyze the condition of its sanitary sewer systems through closed-circuit television as well as undertake water network assessment and modelling.
- Paying for the Village of Donnelly to implement asset management practices in a sustainable manner.
“The 21 projects announced today ensure Alberta municipalities have the tools and technology necessary to make well-informed decisions for the long-term,” said Jim Carr, special representative for the Prairies, in a statement. “We’re proud to invest in infrastructure asset management projects that will help communities grow their local economy and improve residents’ quality of life.”