Good water coming to more Tyendinaga residents – Quinte News

July 20, 2019

The shovels aren’t in the ground yet but the future looks good for a lot more residents of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory when it comes to drinking water.

Saturday afternoon at the Mohawk Community Centre on York Road the federal Minister of Indigenous Services Seamus O’Regan announced $14.5 million in funding to pay for Phase 2 of a multi-year project to bring treated water to all 700 homes on the Territory.

He was representing the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities.

The money will extend a watermain down York Road to Shannonville. It will also pay for a water tower for storage.

Phase 2 will hook up another 146 homes and businesses to clean water.

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