WHO:

Dipika Damerla, Member of Provincial Parliament for Mississauga East-Cooksville and Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure, will announce a $1 million grant to Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) through Ontario’s Showcasing Water Innovation (SWI) Program. Damerla will make the announcement with Mississauga Councillor and CVC Board Chair Pat Mullin.

WHAT:

The purpose of SWI Program is to encourage Ontario communities to adopt innovative and cost-effective approaches and green technologies for managing drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems.

WHEN:

12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012

 WHERE:

City of Mississauga

Tower Garden, 12th Floor

300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

WHY:

Conservation authorities work in partnership with residents, community organizations and all levels of government to protect people and property through flood warning, guiding development and implementing green development. CVC is a forerunner in leading-edge green technologies, working for more than 50 years to protect and enhance the Credit River area.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Marta Marychuk

Acting Supervisor, Corporate Communication

Credit Valley Conservation

905-670-1615, ext. 224

[email protected] 

INFORMATION CONTACT:

Christine Zimmer, M.Sc. (Eng.) P.Eng.

Manager, Watershed Protection and Restoration

Credit Valley Conservation

905-670-1615, ext. 229

[email protected]

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