The town of Grand Falls has established a “share-the-cost” program for the purchase of rain barrels. This program is designed to provide an incentive to the business community or individual residents to save potable water thus improving the environment.
Urban Reforestation Program
The town of Grand Falls has established a “share-the-cost” program for tree planting projects that create or enhance green space within the municipality. This program is designed to provide an incentive to the business community, groups or individual residents to plant more trees thus beautifying our surroundings and improving the environment. This program will develop a stronger sense of community pride and foster greater appreciation for Grand Falls’ natural heritage.
Implementation Greening Grand Falls' Town Services Phase II
This mandate consists of a series of measures aiming at integrating the environment, not only within the town's internal management, but also in the service delivery channel it offers to its population.
Guide for Good Environnmental Practices for Municipal Employees
This mandate consists of a series of good environmental practices within the town's employees and also in the service delivery channel it offers to its population.
Saving Drinking Water
Information and facts on drinking water and wastewater infrastructures.
Workshops on environmental protection were offered to Grand Falls citizens and employees. Here is the PowerPoint presentation offered at these workshops.
In 2009, the town of Grand Falls adopted an Anti-Idling Policy limiting engine idling for the entire fleet of municipal vehicles and equipment. It also encourages all drivers to reduce their personal vehicle idling time.
Environment Protection Policy
Since 2010, an Environment Protection Policy has existed in order to encourage best environmental practices at the town of Grand Falls. This policy applies to every employee in the execution of their duties. In this document, we hope that you will find interesting information that will inspire you in your efforts to protect our environment.
Grand Falls Sustainable Community Plan
Vision Grand Falls is a 5 year sustainable community plan that reflects the Town of Grand Fall's vision of a bilingual town that has built on its rich history, natural beauty, and community spirit to become a full-service and accessible town with an innovative economy and excellent quality of life.
Slope stability and erosion assessment study. You can now download the Grand Falls Slope stability and erosion assessment study at atlanticadaptation.ca.
CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up will provide funding of up to $25,000 for the greening of municipal and First Nations properties across Canada, especially in communities along its rail lines. For more information, please visit their website.
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Click on the Health Canada link to find out more information on radon gas
Click on the New Brunswick Lung Association link for more information
Click on the Take Action On Radon Gas link for more information