* Public Alert - River Watch
Recovery efforts continue over long weekend18 May 2018
FREDERICTON (GNB) – Several government resources which are key to flood recovery will be available over the long weekend.
Disaster financial assistance
Disaster Financial Assistance satellite offices have been opened to help New Brunswickers file for disaster financial assistance.
Office locations include:
- Saint John – 15 King’s Square North, phone 506-658-5390, fax 506-658-5387.
- Hampton – 410 William Bell Dr., Unit 1, phone 506-832-6030, fax 506-832-6008.
- Fredericton – Service New Brunswick building, 432 Queen St., phone 506-453-6514.
- Burton – Burton Courthouse, 23 Rte. 102, phone 506-357-4622.
The Saint John, Fredericton and Burton offices will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. All four offices will be open Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
People can also file reports by phone by calling 1-888-298-8555 on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Monday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
New Brunswickers who need water-testing kits can pick them up at Service New Brunswick outlets in eight locations on Saturday between 9 a.m. and noon. The locations are: Fredericton, Saint John, Woodstock, Sussex, Edmundston, Grand Falls, Moncton and St. Stephen.
The provincial government is waiving landfill fees for people disposing of flood-damaged items. Those who wish to independently dispose of non-hazardous items can do so over the long weekend. Regular household hazardous waste generated by the flood can also be taken at these facilities. People should inform staff at the gate that they are disposing of flood-damaged items.
- Fredericton Region Solid Waste Commission is open Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed on Sundays, but will be open on Victoria Day, May 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Crane Mountain Landfill is open Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on Sunday but will be open on Victoria Day, May 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Sussex Transfer Station is open Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., closed on Sunday and open on Victoria 8 a.m. to 5 p.m..
Service New Brunswick
Service New Brunswick TeleServices will be available on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.