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Province Funding Infrastructure in South Western Ontario

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Province Funding Infrastructure in South Western Ontario

Projects approved under the Canada-Ontario Small Communities Fund

Residents of Petrolia, Sarnia and South Huron will benefit from important infrastructure investments thanks to joint funding from the Governments of Ontario and Canada through the Small Communities Fund.

Petrolia, Ontario

Wastewater Infrastructure

This project will add a preliminary treatment system, aeration tanks, secondary clarifiers, and tertiary filters to the Plant's treatment system.  The new tanks will be set up next to the existing facility to ensure that there is no disruption to service during the construction period.  These upgrades will help reduce the negative impacts of wastewater effluent on human health and will help support a healthier environment for the residents of Petrolia and adjacent properties.

  • The province of Ontario will provide up to $7,123,200.
  • The Government of Canada will contribute up to $7,123,200.
  • The Municipality of Petrolia will be responsible for all remaining costs of the project.

Sarnia, Ontario

 Wastewater Infrastructure

This project will involve the replacement of the Green Street pump station, upgrades to the Bright's Grove Wastewater Treatment Facility and to Sarnia's Water Pollution Control Centre as well as a new Bedford pumping station. These improvements will help reduce sewer overflow into the St. Clair River and restore the water quality in the river and in the Great Lakes.

  • The province of Ontario will provide up to $15,008,616.
  • The Government of Canada will contribute up to $15,008,616.
  • The Municipality of Sarnia will be responsible for all remaining costs of the project.

South Huron, Ontario

London Road Bridge Improvements

Improvements to Main Street Bridge will include bridge rail barrier and asphalt replacement, waterproofing, and concrete curb, sidewalk and wing-wall repairs. Upgrades will help reduce travel times, enhance the structural integrity and safety of the bridge and increase its functional lifespan.

  • The province of Ontario will provide up to $156,032.
  • The Government of Canada will contribute up to $156,032.
  • The Municipality of South Huron will be responsible for all remaining costs of the project.

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