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Council approves $639K in drainage, storm sewer improvements

Burnaby council has approved $639,000 in drainage and storm sewer improvements.

Of that, $232,000 will be spent to rehabilitate drainage culverts and upgrade ditches along Willard Street in the Big Bend area to improve stormwater flows and reduce potential flooding. Another $66,000 will rehabilitate the Meadow Avenue-Byrne Creek drainage pump station.

Development of a program to coordinate culvert inspections will cost $110,000 while $231,000 will be spent to improve storm sewers and drainage at various locations.

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