What is the total cost of the project and how is it being funded?

The total cost of the project is anticipated to be approximately $97,000,000.00. 

The Federal and Provincial Government are contributing about 90% of the total project cost, the remaining 10% of the project cost is contributed by the MD and Town of Bonnyville. The project cost contribution break down is as follows:

Federal & Provincial Grants

UNDRIP* funding for Cold Lake First Nations$3,234,161
Provincial Government for Frog Lake First Nations$7,494,896
Provincial Water For Life Grant$45,127,994
Federal - Canada Water/Wastewater Fund$32,434,200
Total Grant Amount$88,291,251 (91.10%)
Municipal Contributions

Municipal District of Bonnyville$1,708,368 (1.76%)
Town of Bonnyville$6,919,754 (7.14%)
Grand Total$96,919,373

* UNDRIP – United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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1. UPDATED When will the project be completed?
2. When can we expect to have water flowing through the line to Ardmore, Fort Kent and Bonnyville?
3. What is the total cost of the project and how is it being funded?
4. Will I notice a difference in the water?
5. Why is Chloramine disinfection used?
6. We understand that some liens have been filed on some properties in the M.D. of Bonnyville against the project, how does this affect the landowners?
7. How many residents are getting connections on the new transmission line?
8. Can I get a direct connection from this line?
9. What is a Chloramine disinfection and What are Chloramines?
10. What are Trihalomethanes (TTHM’s)?
11. Is Chloraminated water safe to use?
12. Is Chloraminated water safe for my plastic or copper pipes?
13. What is the Updated total cost of the project and how is it being funded?