Whispering Pines IR#4 Watermain Extension

The scope of work includes the extension of 1.9 km length of 150mm of watermain to service five homes and Band Office. The Band Office and nearby homes are currently not connected to the community water system and have poor water quality.

An Environmental Review-Project Description was completed which identifies the potential for several species at risk to be present in the project area.

A side channel of the North Thompson River is within 30 m of the project at the south-east corner near the Band Office.

The North Thompson River is east of the study area. It runs parallel to the eastern boundary of Whispering Pines IR #4.

Recommended construction mitigation measures should be reviewed and followed including conducting ground clearing work outside of the nesting season, and conducting a survey for potential badger burrows prior to construction.

WPCIB was engaged to provide archaeological recommendations for the project area and confirmed the probability of archaeologically significant sites is low. Archaeological monitoring is recommended during construction.

Note: Based on the information provided by Whispering Pines/ Clinton Indian Band and their consultant, Urban System.


Disclaimer

This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

 

Latest update

January 16, 2021 - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project:
is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

Contacts

Indigenous Services Canada
Fasih Siddiqui, Senior Engineer
1138 Melville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4S3
Telephone: 604-376-0802
Fax: 604-775-7149
Email: Fasih.Siddiqui@sac-isc.gc.ca


  • Location

    • Whispering Pines IR#4 (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2021-12-17
  • Proponent

    Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band
  • Authorities

    • Indigenous Services Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    83251

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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