Water System

Recipient: Ootsa Lake Community Water Society
Amount: 126100
Date: 2001-09-19
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Community Infrastructure
Description: The Ootsa Lake Community originally applied to NKDF for support for a new water system in early 2000, but the proposal was rejected until the community members had fully explored all their options, firmed up the costs, and found more funding partners. Eighteen months later, NKDF approved a much stronger proposal involving a hill-top storage tank that gravity-feeds purified water to residents within a few kilometers.

Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

~Burns Lake Public Library