Grand Bend Harbour Dredging - Spring 2021

The Municipality of Lambton Shores, with support from Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Small Craft Harbours Branch, is planning on conducting a dredging project in Grand Bend Harbour. The proposed project includes prop-wash dredging the harbour area and mouth of the Ausable River to displace littoral sand which has been deposited within the main channel areas using the propeller of a tug boat. Spot dredging will be used to clear upstream obstructions(i.e submerged trees). The proposed project is scheduled to start in early-May and will be completed as needed in accordance to in-water work timing windows.


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Notice of Determination

April 15, 2021 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Small Craft Harbour Branch has issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

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Contacts

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
William Wilson, Client Services Officer
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, Ontario L7S 1A1
Telephone: 416-986-7138
Email: William.Wilson@dfo-mpo.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Grand Bend Harbour (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Recreation and Tourism
    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    Completed
  • Start Date

    2021-03-15
  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    81446

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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