is proposing to improve its transmission watermain system by replacing
approximately 1.7 km along Ontario Street between King Street and Greenlane Road,
within the existing road right-of-way.
In 2019 there was a watermain
break in the existing pipe resulting in a major service disruption. The watermain was assessed to be in very poor condition when it was
exposed for repair. Providing safe, reliable drinking water is a primary objective
of Niagara Region. It is necessary to replace this watermain since future
failures will be problematic and will negatively impact the community of
of Lincoln is also proposing to replace and upsize approximately 1.7 km of
sanitary sewer along Ontario Street between King Street and Greenlane Road,
within the existing road right-of-way. It is necessary to replace aging
infrastructure and to meet future growth demands for the area.
undertaking is categorized as a Schedule “A+” Project per the Municipal
Engineers Association Municipal Class Environmental Assessment document (2000, as amended in 2007, 2011, and 2015). Though Schedule A+
Projects are pre-approved, Niagara Region has a duty to inform the general
public, external agencies, and Indigenous communities and organizations before project implementation.
The design and
specifications for the construction of the watermain are expected to be
completed in August 2022, with construction of the proposed works to start in 2023.
Information Centre #1
Anyone who wishes to
comment on this undertaking should indicate their interest, preferably in
writing to the project team.
Cameron DiPietro, P.Eng., CAPM
Project Manager, Engineering
Water - Wastewater Engineering
Pkwy., PO Box 1042
Thorold, ON L2V
South Service Rd.
Beamsville, ON L0R 1B1
905‑563‑2799, ext. 264
C. Tech., PMP, rcca
125 Commerce Valley
Dr. W, Suite 300
Markham, ON L3T 7W4
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