Notice of Environmental Assessment Schedule A+ for Port Robinson System Interconnect Watermain

Niagara Region has initiated a public notice for the improvement of the trunk system connectivity with a new watermain along Thorold Townline Rd. between Brown Rd. and McLeod Rd. The new watermain will be approximately 1.2 km long, and will connect the existing pressure-reducing valve on McLeod Rd. to the Port Robinson Chlorine Booster Station on Brown Rd. The design and specification for the construction of the watermain are expected to be completed in November 2020, with the construction of works to commence in 2021.

A new section of watermain is required on Thorold Townline Rd. to improve the system connectivity, water quality and pressure for the Port Robinson system.

This project is being planned as a Schedule “A+” Class Environmental Assessment as per the requirements of the Municipal Engineers Association Class Environmental Assessment process. This project will define the staging strategy and design work for the construction of the watermain. This will also aim to minimize the effects on the community and the natural environment.

Niagara Region encourages the public and stakeholders to actively participate in this planning process. Anyone who wishes to comment on or be involved in this project should indicate their interest, preferably in writing to:

Tony Verta, C.Tech., rcca
Project Manager
Morrison Hershfield Limited
Suite 300, 125 Commerce Valley Dr.
Markham, ON  L3T 7W4
416-499-3110  Toll Free: 1-888-649-4730
tverta@morrisonhershfield.com

Mike Ogunlaja, PhD., P.Eng., PMP©
Project Manager
Water and Wastewater Services
3501 Schmon Pkwy., PO Box 1042
Thorold, ON  L2V 4T7
905-980-6000 ext. 3456
Toll-free:  1-800-263-7215
mike.ogunlaja@niagararegion.ca

Personal information collected or submitted in writing at public meetings will be collected, used and disclosed by members of Regional Council and Regional staff in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). The written submissions including names, contact information and reports of the public meeting will be made available. Questions should be referred to the Privacy Office at 905-980-6000, ext. 3779 or FOI@niagararegion.ca.

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