ARCHIVED - Drinking water plant opens in Saint-Gervais

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Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund

Saint-Gervais, Quebec, June 27, 2010 – At the inauguration of the Saint-Gervais drinking water plant, Dominique Vien, Member of the National Assembly for Bellechasse and Minister of Government Services, on behalf of Laurent Lessard, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy  and Minister responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches region, as well as Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis-Bellechasse, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of State for Canada Economic Development, referred today to the $937,834 in government assistance which the municipality had received under the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (MRIF).

This government assistance was used to upgrade the drinking water treatment facilities in Saint-Gervais. The project involved expansion of the existing service building to install an ionic exchange water treatment system and a combined ultraviolet ray and chlorine disinfection system. The