06/29/2012 09:54 EDT | Updated 08/29/2012 05:12 EDT

Montreal bids on new water-meter project

Three years after the last project's cancelation, Montreal has opened a bid for a new water-meter project.

The last project's cost of $355-million shut out a lot of bidders. This time, the project is smaller and less expensive.

CBC's Alison Northcott explains the situation.