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Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership Program


up to 75% of project costs


The Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership (AMWWP), which launched in 1991, provides cost-shared funding to eligible municipalities to help build municipal facilities for water supply and treatment, and wastewater treatment and disposal.

Eligible Applicants

The following individual municipalities can apply for funding to support standalone facilities:

  • cities (under 45,000 population)
  • towns
  • villages
  • summer villages
  • regional commissions
    • regional commissions are eligible to receive funding for multi-municipal, commission-owned water supply, water treatment and wastewater treatment facilities as outlined in the project eligibility criteria below
    • municipalities part of a regional commission but require their own facilities can submit individual applications for funding
  • counties, municipal districts, Metis Settlements, and the Special Areas responsible for making applications on behalf of communities within their jurisdiction that have been:
    • deemed an eligible hamlet by Alberta Transportation and received prior approval under other water/wastewater programs
    • deemed an eligible hamlet by consisting of a group of 10 or more occupied dwellings, the majority of which are on titled parcels of less than 1,850 square metres of land with a:
      • defined boundary
      • distinct name
      • provision for non-residential uses

Eligible Expenses

This grant can cover the following costs:

  • construction costs
  • right-of-way acquisition and/or land costs, including expropriation costs
  • relocation and adjustment of associated utilities
  • engineering costs
  • survey fees
  • legal fees
  • advertising for tenders
  • other costs (such as audit fees)
  • interim financing costs on unpaid grants from the time of project completion until the grant is paid

Deadline Date

  Application status: Open until November 30 for funding in the following year.


Contact Name: Regional contact information for AMWWP (Central Region)

Phone Number: 403-340-5166


Industry: Municipalities, Location: Alberta ,
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