Penticton, Naramata water projects to benefit from federal and provincial funds

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PENTICTON - Government funding has been announced for water infrastructure projects in Naramata and Penticton.

The Naramata Water System upgrade project and the Carmi Water Reservoir Storage Capacity upgrade project in Penticton are receiving funding from the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund, a provincal and federal government initiative, according to a media release.

"Improvements such as this are vital to the health of communities in rural B.C. and also help encourage community growth," Penticton MLA Dan Ashton says in the release.

The Naramata project will receive over $3.6 million from the fund and the Carmi Water Reservoir Storage project will get close to $1.8 million.

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