Eddie Joyce, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, and St. John’s East MP Nick Whalen said the municipal infrastructure project to be undertaken on Bell Island is valued at $1.7 million. The break down of funding is: more than $892,000 from the provincial government; up to $525,000 from the federal government; and $158,000 from the town itself.
The project will see the replacement of the pumphouse and drill new wells at Yard No. 3 resulting in cleaner, safer drinking water.
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