Barrington receives wastewater funding
The Municipality of the District of Barrington is one of 10 municipal units in Nova Scotia to receive funding for water and wastewater projects through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program.
Barrington municipality will receive $92,119 toward the replacement of the clarifier at the Brass Hill Treatment Plant. The total project is expected to cost $250,000.
Other South Shore communities to receive funding under the program include a $37,500 wastewater treatment and collection study for the Town of Lunenburg and $61,250 for the Municipality of Chester, which will go toward an engineering design to expand wastewater facilities.
The Provincial Capital Assistance Program allows the province to contribute funds toward highcost, priority municipal infrastructure projects. This year’s investment by the province is $690,000.