The town of Didsbury council () has approved the proposal to allow Rosebud Valley to be connected to the wastewater collection system with an estimated cost of CA$20,000.
According to a report, the decision was made during the recent regularly scheduled council meeting.
The municipally-owned, situated on the east side of the town isn’t currently connected to the town’s wastewater system. Instead, the campground’s washroom facilities are serviced from an onsite septic tank managed by a local contractor.
“In 2021 the cost to empty the septic system was approximately CA$7,100,” said Ethan Gorner, the town’s chief administrative officer. “It is expected this cost will be CA$14,000 in 2022 as rates from the contractor have doubled.”
Gorner said that the administration recommended that the town finish thesanitary force main tie-in in 2022 and pay for the cost of the connection through the reserve .
The estimated project cost is CA$20,000, leaving thereserve with CA$11,918.
This story originally appeared on Mountain View Today.