Prince Rupert is facing a $300 million dollar infrastructure deficit, including roads, sidewalks, bridges, water, sewer, and more. Re:Build Rupert is City Council’s plan to complete critical infrastructure renewal projects including securing the municipal water supply while setting aside funds towards infrastructure maintenance and improvements.
For more information on Prince Rupert’s infrastructure deficit, see the 2015 KPMG Report on municipal infrastructure needs.
Rebuild Rupert Video Series
These videos show how the City is starting to tackle our infrastructure problems - specifically by starting to replace our 100 year old waterworks infrastructure, a project currently underway. Securing our water supply is a big priority for the City, check out the video to understand why it's so important.
The videos below provide updates to the residents of Prince Rupert regarding the decommissioning of the Watson Island former pulp mill site, which is another of the City's major efforts to Rebuild Rupert by making this important industrial site viable moving forward. For more information, please see the City's full news release on this topic below the video.