New Smithville Transmission Watermain
All Niagara Region projects

About the project

The Master Servicing Plan recommends construction of a new 400 millimetre transmission watermain in Smithville. The construction is to accommodate growth. The Region is starting the first section to service the northwest quadrant of the area. It is about 2.6 kilometres along Thompson Road, Spring Creek Road and South Grimsby Road 5.

The category of this project is a Schedule "A+" and is pre-approved. This is according to the Municipal Engineers Association Municipal Class Environmental Assessment document. Niagara Region must inform the general public, external agencies, Indigenous communities and organizations before the project starts.

Project timeline

Summer 2022 - Completed
Preliminary design

Winter 2023
Public Information Centre

Fall 2022 / Winter 2023
Detailed design

March 2023
Permits and approvals

April 2023

Summer / fall 2023
Construction starts


Derek Falardeau-Mercier, P. Eng.
Niagara Region
Senior Technical Project Manager, Water and Wastewater Engineering
Email Derek Falardeau-Mercier

Al Mueller
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Project Manager

Image Gallery

Smithville Watermain Map
This map shows the location where the new watermain will be constructed along Thompson Road, Spring Creek Road and South Grimsby Road 5.
Page Feedback Did you find what you were looking for today?