Regional district grant applications aimed at building sewer infrastructure

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen is hosting public meetings in Kaleden and across the lake at Skaha Estates to receive input and answer questions about the proposed extension of Okanagan Falls sewer system to the two communities.

PENTICTON - The regional district hopes to its next round of grant applications will result in funding to proceed with the extension of the Okanagan Falls sewer to Skaha Estates and Kaleden.

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen board of directors has ranked the sanitary sewers as a top priority in the next application for infrastructure grant funding, according to a media release.

With this in mind, public meetings are being scheduled in communities affected by a possible sewer extension.

The meetings will gather feedback and provide residents with answers to all things sewer-related in their respective communities, with a short presentation provided each hour during the meeting designed to summarize key points.

Meetings are scheduled for Kaleden at the community hall on Tuesday, April 12, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and for Skaha Estates residents at the Okanagan Falls Community Centre on Wednesday, April 13, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Information and feedback forms are also available through the regional district’s web site, after April 14.

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