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Notice of Filing of Addendum: Water Pollution Control Plant and Sanitary Pump Station Optimization and Expansion Environmental Study Report Addendum

Municipality of North Grenville Kemptville Water Pollution Control Plant and Bridge Street Sanitary Pump Station Optimization and Expansion Environmental Study Report (ESR) Addendum

North Grenville is currently experiencing high growth and development pressures and submitted an Environmental Study Report (ESR) Addendum in April 2019 to address their need for additional treatment capacity of the Kemptville Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) to service community growth. 

Recommended Alternative and Preferred Design Concepts

A new Addendum has now been completed to update the 2019 ESR Addendum. The Ministry of the Solicitor General (SOLGEN) and Infrastructure Ontario (IO) recently initiated planning for the future construction of the Eastern Ontario Correctional Complex (EOCC), which is to be located on the provincially owned former Kemptville College Campus lands and is expected to be operational by 2027.  The EOCC will connect to the existing sanitary collection system, discharging to the Kemptville WPCP via the Bridge Street PS.  The new Addendum contains details of the required rated treatment capacity, raw wastewater quality design parameters and WPCP upgrades scope modifications that are required to accommodate the new Eastern Ontario Correctional Complex (EOCC). SOLGEN will be providing the necessary funds for these accommodations. Please note that only the changes proposed in the Addendum are open for review.

By this Notice, the ESR Addendum is being placed on public record for a thirty (30) day review period in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Class EA process.  Interested persons may review this document and provide comments to the Municipality.  Subject to comments received as a result of this Notice, funding opportunities, and the receipt of necessary approvals, the Municipality may then proceed with the works.

The ESR Addendum is available for review beginning February 2, 2022 and will be available at the Municipal Office, located at 285 County Road #44, Kempville, ON K0G 1J0, open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. The ESR Addendum will also be available for viewing here on the North Grenville website.

Download the document here: https://www.northgrenville.ca/docfiles/222/Treatment-Plant-Environmental-Study-Report-ESR/1447/WPCP-ESR---Addendum-February-2022.pdf

Please send any comments by Friday, March 4, 2022 to:

Ryan Ashford, P.Eng.
Senior Environmental Engineer
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
700-1565 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON  K1Z 8R1
Phone 343-804-5297
E-mail:

with a copy to:

Mr. Mike Finley, P.Eng.
Deputy Director of Public Works and Environmental Services
The Municipality of North Grenville
285 County Road 44, PO Box 130
Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0
Phone: 613-258-9569 ext. 139

Comments

Any information collected during the review period will be managed in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection Act.  With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.  If concerns arise regarding the ESR Addendum, which cannot be resolved in discussion with the Municipality, a person or party may request that the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks make an Order for the project to comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act (referred to as a Part II Order), which addresses individual environmental assessments.  A Part II Order Request Form, available online on the Forms Repository Website (http://www.forms.ssb.gov.on.ca) by searching “Part II Order” or “012-2206E”, must be used to request a Part II Order. Requests must be received by the Minister and Director of the Environmental Approvals Branch at the addresses below within 30 calendar days of the first day of posting of the ESR Addendum (up to and including March 4, 2022).  A copy of the request must be sent to Mr. Mike Finley of the Municipality of North Grenville (address provided herein).  If no request is received within 30 days of the initial posting of the ESR Addendum, the Municipality intends to proceed towards implementation. 

Minister David Piccini
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
11th Floor, 77 Wellesley Street West
Toronto, ON  M7A 2T5

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