Funds to help Konkle Creek erosion
LINCOLN — A joint funding announcement from the federal and provincial governments means the town will be able to move ahead with a project to address erosion issues along Konkle Creek.
Six months after applying for money under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund, senior staff have received word that they will be receiving $600,000 to be put toward construction of a new 750-metre naturalized creek corridor to improve both the management and treatment of storm water and improve erosion and flooding conditions.
“The proposed creek naturalization works will significantly improve the environment health of the creek through improved degraded aquatic and terrestrial habitats,” said Mayor Sandra Easton.
“An additional benefit of this project is the establishment of a key multi-use trail link to promote healthy communities.”