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Niagara Falls Elevated Tank
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About the project

Niagara Region has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study to identify a preferred solution for meeting storage requirements to efficiently operate the Niagara Falls water distribution system.

The Region's 2016 Master Servicing Plan identified volume deficiencies at the Lundy's Lane elevated tank and recommended the replacement of the tank with a new larger tank to provide additional system capacity to support growth and simplified pumping strategies.

This study is being planned as a schedule 'B' Class Environmental Assessment, satisfying phases one and two of the Municipal Engineers Association Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process, which is a planning process approved under Ontario's Environmental Assessment Act.

This study will define the problems and opportunities associated with the site, develop and evaluate alternative strategies, determine a feasible solution, and identify methods to avoid or minimize impacts on the community and natural environment.

Project timeline

July 2022
Notice of commencement

September 2022
Public Information Centre #1

February 2023
Public Information Centre #2

April 2023
Notice of completion

2023 / 2024
Detailed design



Mike Ogunlaja, P.Eng., PhD, PMP
Region Project Manager
Water - Wastewater Services
Niagara Region
3501 Schmon Pkwy., PO. Box 1042
Thorold, ON L2V 4T7
905-980-6000 ext. 3456
Email Mike Ogunlaja

Julien Bell, P.Eng.
Consultant Project Manager
GM Blue Plan Engineering Limitesd
1266 South Service Rd., Unit C31
Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5R9

Public Engagement

There will be two Public Information Centres in Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 to present details about the study, the process used to decide on possible solutions and allow you the opportunity to share your comments and concerns.

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