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Water and Wastewater Construction Projects

York Region has scheduled projects for building water and wastewater structures and facilities over the next 10 years. This 10 Year Capital Construction Program has been designed to meet the needs of York Region’s rapidly growing population.

View the following maps for an outline of planned water and wastewater projects:

Clean Water and Wastewater Fund

Investing in CanadaYork Region is anticipated to receive approximately $35 million in funding for several water and wastewater capital projects through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF).

The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund provides funding to projects that contribute to the rehabilitation of both water treatment and distribution infrastructure and existing wastewater and storm water treatment systems; collection and conveyance infrastructure; and initiatives that improve asset management, system optimization, and planning for future upgrades to water and wastewater systems.

Visit the Infrastructure Canada website to learn more.


Current Construction Projects:

16th Avenue Sewer System Rehabilitation

York Region is conducting a full sewer rehabilitation of the existing sanitary sewer on 16th Avenue between Mingay Avenue and 9th Line, in the City of Markham.

Completion Date: Phase one complete, stay tuned for details on phase two


Aurora — Stormwater Management Facility Retrofit

York Region, in partnership with the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and the Town of Aurora, will be retrofitting the Tamarac Park Stormwater Management Facility.

Completion Date: Fall, 2020


Bayview Water Pumping Station Upgrades in the City of Markham

York Region is improving the Bayview Water Pumping Station located at 8171 Bayview Avenue. The work will extend the life of the pumping station and support the continued supply of safe, quality drinking water to your community.

 Completion Date: June, 2020


Bullock Drive Watermain Construction in the City of Markham

The watermain construction work included replacing 2km of the watermain and value chambers on Bullock Drive between McCowan Road and Laidlaw Blvd.

Completion Date: Winter, 2020


Fisher Street Elevated Tank Upgrades, King City

The work will improve the operations of the elevated tank and reduce disruptions to the local water distribution system.

Completion Date: July, 2020


Keswick Sewage Pumping Station and Forcemain Upgrades

Improvements are coming to upgrade the Keswick Sewage Pumping Station and overflow pipe.  The upgrades will not impact wastewater services to residents and the station will remain operational during the work.

Construction Date: Summer, 2020


Newmarket Magna Elevated Tank Upgrades

Work includes upgrading the mechanical and electrical systems at the Newmarket, Magna Elevated Tank located at 1030 Ivsbridge Boulevard. This work will extend the lifespan of the elevated water tank and ensure the continued supply of safe, quality drinking water to your community.

Completion Date: Winter 2021


McCowan Road Residential Water Servicing

York Region is doing work in the City of Markham to upgrade approximately 300 metres of watermain along McCowan Road, north of Major Mackenzie Drive.  The work includes replacing the watermain and installing new valve chambers and two fire hydrants. There is no impact to your water services and access to all homes will be maintained.

Due to the nature of the work, there will be some construction-related noise and dust from the equipment and trucks, though every effort to minimize it will be made. As with all construction projects, some work may be re-scheduled due to weather or other conditions.

Completion Date: Spring, 2020


Mount Albert Wells Standby Generator Replacement

York Region is upgrading the Mount Albert wells located at 20 Hi-View Drive in the community of Mount Albert. The work will ensure the continued supply of safe, quality drinking water to your community.

Completion Date:  March 2020


North Don Collector Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Markham and Vaughan

York Region is rehabilitating a 2 kilometre section of the North Don Collector Sewer and associated maintenance holes. The work will occur on the nature trails and walkways within the Uplands Golf and Ski Club and the Thornhill Golf and Country Club.

Completion Date: Fall, 2020


Stouffville Elevated Tank Upgrades

The elevated water tank facilities will be upgraded to extend the lifespan of the tank and ensure the continued supply of safe, quality drinking water.

Completion Date: Fall, 2020


Tamarac Green Park Stormwater Management Facility Retrofit

York Region, in partnership with Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority and Town of Aurora, will be retrofitting the Tamarac Green Park stormwater management facility located at the southeast corner of Henderson Drive and McClellan Way.

Completion Date: Fall, 2020


West Vaughan Sewage Servicing

The 14 kilometer sewer starts at the Kleinburg Water Resource Recovery Facility and ending at the Humber Sewage Pumping Station. This new trunk sanitary sewer and pump station upgrades will facilitate growth in the West Vaughan area to 2051.

Construction Begins: 2021


YDSS:

YDSS Forcemain Twinning Project, Town of Newmarket

The sanitary sewer forcemain work includes twinning of about 5.2 km of the existing forcemain and some upgrades to Newmarket and Bogart Creek Pumping Stations. 

View project page for more details.


Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant

Learn about the Duffin Creek Plant here or please visit Durham Region's website for construction information.

 



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