The Regional Municipality Of York


Public Notice


Notice of Completion

York Region has completed a Schedule ‘B’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study to identify a solution to optimize performance of York Region’s wells within the Yonge Street Aquifer, while protecting York Region’s groundwater supply for the Towns of Aurora, East Gwillimbury and Newmarket.

The Class EA study identified the following Preferred Solution for the well capacity project:

  • Rehabilitating wells at Yonge Street/St. Johns Sideroad and at Yonge Street/Davis Drive
  • Constructing new wells at 2nd Concession/Greenlane and Yonge Street/St. Johns Sideroad

YSA map area

This Notice of Completion places the Project File on public record for 30 calendar days for public review from December 22, 2016 and continuing until January 31, 2017 (the review period exceeds 30 days due to holidays). 

The study is available online and at the following locations:

The Regional Municipality of York
Clerk’s Department
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket ON, L3Y 6Z1

Aurora Public Library
15145 Yonge Street
Aurora ON, L4G 1M1

East Gwillimbury Public Library
19513 Yonge Street
Holland Landing ON, L9N 1P2

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the information provided in the Project File Report, please provide written comments to the Project Manager.

The Regional Municipality of York – Capital Planning and Delivery, Environmental Services
Tamara Kondrachova, M.Sc., P.Geo, Hydrogeologist/Project Manager
17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 6Z1
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75042 

If concerns cannot be resolved through discussions with York Region, a person may request the Minister of Environment and Climate Change issue a Part II Order for this project.  A Part II Order request must be received by the Minister at the address below no later than January 31, 2017

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
The Honourable Glen Murray
77 Wellesley Street West, 11th Floor, Ferguson Block
Toronto ON, M7A 2T5

Copies of Part II Order requests must also be sent to:

The Regional Municipality of York
Clerk’s Department
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket ON, L3Y 6Z1

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
Director, Environmental Approvals Branch
135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st Floor
Toronto ON, M4V 1P5

Subject to the comments received as a result of this notice detailed design, tendering and construction of the recommended works can proceed.

Thank you for your participation in this study.


Appendix A Part 1

Appendix A Part 2

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D Part 1

Appendix D Part 2

Appendix D Part 3

Appendix E

Appendix F Part 1

Appendix F Part 2

Appendix F Part 3

Appendix F Part 4

Appendix G

Appendix H Part 1

Appendix H Part 2

Appendix H Part 3

Appendix H Part 4

Appendix I

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