Water and Wastewater Master Servicing Plan

The objective of the Water and Wastewater Master Servicing Plan is to develop a long-term servicing strategy for Niagara Region's water and wastewater systems. This includes sewers, watermains, water and wastewater treatment plants and facilities. The study area covers the entirety of Niagara Region's water and wastewater systems.

The Master Servicing Plan study is to be integrated with growth projections from the Region's planning department, specifically the Growth Management Strategy.

Main Objectives

  • Review the Region's water and wastewater infrastructure needs to meet the population and employment projections of the Region's Growth Management Strategy
  • Comply with current legislation
  • Address risks to the water and wastewater systems
  • Follow the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process for Master Plans. The Class Environmental Assessment process includes:

    • Identification of alternative solutions
    • An evaluation of alternative solutions
    • Assessment of the potential environmental effects of the alternative solutions
    • Identification of reasonable measures to address any adverse impacts
    • Identification of a preferred water and wastewater servicing strategy
    • Public and review agency consultation

Project Information and Updates

During the 30 day review period the public and review agencies had the opportunity to make comments regarding the document. The revisions made to the final document based on these comments are listed below.

Project Contacts

Graeme Guthrie, C.E.T., Project Manager
905-980-6000 ext. 3766


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