The Maxville Water Project will mark a new milestone on Friday, January 17 at 3 p.m. when the water is officially turned on during a “tap-turning ceremony” at the Maxville Water Tower, located near the intersection of SDG County Road 20 and SDG County Road 22.
North Glengarry Mayor Jamie MacDonald will officiate the brief ceremony. He will be joined by members of North Glengarry Council and by Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MP Francis Drouin. The public is welcome to attend this event. We advise you to dress warmly, as the ceremony will be held outside.
“We are excited to invite our residents to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion. For decades, our municipality has fought to bring water to Maxville. Located within 30 minutes of Ottawa, Maxville now has the potential to grow and to prosper to its full potential. We look forward to what the future might bring; and we thank everyone for their patience during the construction process,” said North Glengarry Mayor Jamie MacDonald.
We are pleased to report that the project will be slightly under budget. As previously mentioned, water charges will only begin once your water is connected. Any residents ready to connect to the water system are asked to contact their plumber beginning on January 20th.
This project couldn’t have been accomplished without the support of the provincial and federal government. Seventy-five percent of the project’s cost ($22.5-million) is currently covered by provincial and federal funding—50 percent from the federal government and 25 per cent from the provincial government.
“Today is good news for the residents of Maxville. I want to thank Mayor McDonald, Deputy Mayor Williams, Council and all of those who were involved in making this important project a reality. I’m glad the Governments of Canada contributed to this project,” said Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry-Prescott-Russell.
If you should have any questions, please contact [email protected] / T: 613-525-3087.