Thank you to everyone who has advocated for protecting Lake Winnipeg through improved wastewater treatment. We have an exiting update to share.
On Dec. 5, the Manitoba government denied the City of Winnipeg’s request for a two-year extension to develop a plan for phosphorus reduction at the North End Water Pollution Control Centre (NEWPCC).
Instead, the province is requiring that an interim phosphorus reduction plan be in place by Jan. 31, 2020.
The province will also assist the city move forward on plans to fully upgrade the NEWPCC so that it meets all requirements of its operating licence...