Underground Water Tank
Recipient: Southside Volunteer Fire Department
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Community Infrastructure
Description: The Southside Volunteer Fire Department (SVFA) was incorporated in 1983 and provides fire protection for the communities on the south side of Francois Lake. With this project, the SVFA installed a 5,000-gallon water tank underground in the Grassy Plains area from which pumpers and the tanker can fill to provide a more efficient fire protection in the area. Donors to the project included: Lakes District Road Maintenance, Southside Health & Wellness Centre, Ondina Enterprises, Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako, Karen Blair, Jeff and Rhonda Giesbrecht, and Conrad Amendt Trucking Ltd.