City of Windsor Seeks $32.1 Million in Federal Funding for Flood Mitigation
The City of Windsor says it is taking the latest step in protecting homeowners from flooding and the costs associated with it is underway.
Windsor is submitting a $32.1 million request to Infrastructure Canada’s Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF).
The DMAF grant provides the City an opportunity to recoup 40% of Flood Mitigation project costs, so the City is seeking $32.1 million in grant funding to help offset the $89.3 million in planned projects.
“We believe our projects align perfectly with the $2 billion DMAF program and tapping into these federal funds would be a big boost in offsetting City expenses.” – Mayor Drew Dilkens
Improvements to sewers, sewer lines, pumping stations and storage areas are among the work laid out in the grant submission.
The submission has been sent electronically and a response is expected in the spring.