Learn more about upgrades to wastewater stations on Lakeshore, Martha

June 28, 6-8pm, BPAC, 440 Locust

Halton Region is hosting a Public Information Centre to share information regarding upgrades to the Junction St wastewater pumping station and forcemain on Lakeshore Road just West of Torrance, and on Martha Street south of James.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017

6pm – 8pm

Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington

Event contact: David McCollum –

The 2011 Sustainable Halton Water and Wastewater Master Plan identified the potential need for higher pumping capacity at the Junction Street Wastewater Pumping Station (WWPS) in order to adequately service population growth to 2031. Additionally, an opportunity exists to implement a second wastewater forcemain (WWFM) to provide redundancy and compliance with Halton Region’s latest design standards. The map shows the approximate limits of the study area.
Accordingly, Halton Region initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study (Class EA) which considered a wide range of pumping and forcemain upgrade alternatives in order to select the most appropriate station design concept and forcemain alignment. The impact of the upgrade alternatives on social, cultural, economic and natural environments are being evaluated and assessed during the Study.

For additional information visit the project page: Junction Street Wastewater Pumping Station Class EA Study

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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