Saint John Airport Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades

The project consists of upgrading an aging wastewater treatment facility. The upgrades will include switching the facility from a chlorination disinfection system to a UV disinfection system, and will allow the new facility to process 170 cubic meters of wastewater per day, up from 105. More specifically, the project scope includes: - wastewater lift station, - 2 pump stations, and - 1 wastewater treatment plant The project will benefit the public by ensuring that wastewater effluent standards can reliably be met. Moreover, the project will accommodate future growth of the Saint John Airport, which is a vital piece of infrastructure serving travelers, locals, and businesses in southern New Brunswick.

Latest update

Notice of Determination

2022-02-24 –  Infrastructure Canada issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of determination: Saint John Airport Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades - February 24, 2022
1 Public Notice - Notice of Intent - May 29, 2020


Marc Simard
Infrastructure Canada
Marc Simard, Senior Environmental Review and Approvals Officer
180 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 0B6
Telephone: 343-540-9905

  • Location

    • Saint John Airport Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades (New Brunswick)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Airport and Airfields
    • Water Management
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Saint John Airport Authority
  • Authorities

    • Infrastructure Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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