ValueVaries. Program funding is determined each budget cycle.
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:
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.