Government Provides Update on New Waterford

The Provincial Government provide a technical briefing on the new adult mental health and addictions facility today.

The new facility will be next to the Health Sciences Centre.

There are concerns with the new facility, it will be built on a flood plain.

The government said that two berms will be installed on the site and that the two berms would have been put in place anyway.

A berm is a flat strip of land, raised bank, or terrace bordering a river or canal.