Application status: Open until November 30, 2022 for funding approval in 2023.
See the list of approved projects for 2022.
The Water for Life Program, which launched in 2006, provides cost-shared funding to regional commissions or groups of 2 or more municipalities and consists of 2 funding streams:
Regional systems are more cost effective and environmentally sustainable than independent systems.
Program funding is determined each budget cycle.
Funding under Water for Life is available to all regional commissions or groups of 2 or more municipalities (or eligible hamlets) that are eligible for funding under the Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership:
- regional commissions
- groups of 2 or more eligible municipalities (or eligible hamlets) which include:
- cities (under 45,000 population)
- summer villages
- rural municipalities
- Metis Settlements
- municipal partnerships
- public-private ventures
- municipalities with contracted services to privately owned utilities
Water for Life funding is only available for new regional water or wastewater systems or extensions to existing regional water or wastewater systems.
- Water for Life grants to municipalities - 2004 to 2015 (includes some Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership grants)
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