Niagara-on-the-Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant

The new Niagara-on-the-Lake wastewater treatment plant will be 800 meters west of the existing plant above Niven Rd.

Niagara Region is building a new Wastewater Treatment Plant in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

The new Niagara-on-the-Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant will:

  • Increase the efficiency and capacity of wastewater treatment
  • Reduce noise and odours
  • Help protect the environment

This project is being completed in three sections.

Pumping Station Upgrades and Road Work

This section is now complete

This contract upgraded three sewage pumping stations:

  • Lakeshore Road Pumping Station
  • Garrison Village Pumping Station
  • William Street Pumping Station

New pipes were also installed in order to accommodate the new facility.

Effluent Outfall Extension

This section is now complete

This contract added to the existing outfall in Lake Ontario.

Construction of the new Wastewater Treatment Plant

Duration: September 2014 to 2018

Decomissioning of the Current Facility

A separate Environmental Assessment was necessary to determine the preferred alternative for decommissioning of the existing Niagara-on-the-Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Public and Stakeholder input was requested as part of the Decommissioning Environmental Assessment.


Project funding and background information


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