Archived - Upgrade and combine seven water systems in Sauble Beach into the newly named Amabel-Sauble water system

Sauble Beach (ON)

Reasons for a Federal Assessment
Project Description
Environmental Assessment Report
Minister's Environmental Assessment Decision Statement
Final Decision
Follow-up Program

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Reference Numbers

Canadian Environmental Assessment Registry: 04-03-8130
Industry Canada: COIP 0597‑05

Environmental Assessment Type

Comprehensive study

Responsible or Regulated Authorities

Industry Canada

Reasons for a Federal Assessment

On November 29, 2004, it was determined that an environmental assessment was required in relation to the project because Industry Canada considered providing financial assistance to the proponent.

Project Description (as posted in the Notice of Commencement)

Major works for this project include: ∙ Construction of a new well at the Amabel Community School site ∙ Upgrading of the existing school well (installation of a new well casing and grout to bottom) ∙ Construction of a new treatment building and associated site works at the school site, including: ∙ construction of a clearwell ∙ installation of an iron removal system ∙ installation of a cartridge filtration and ultraviolet disinfection system ∙ installation of a standby power generator ∙ provide for process wastewater treatment ∙ installation of pumps, valves, piping, electrical and mechanical works, instrumentation, etc. ∙ Decommission the existing seven wells and pumphouses ∙ Installation of 6.7 km of transmission water main to connect the seven distribution systems.

Environmental Assessment Report

Comprehensive Study Report

Minister's Environmental Assessment Decision Statement

Environmental Assessment Decision Statement

Final Decision

A decision was taken on September 4, 2008 and was that the authority may exercise any power or perform any duty or function with respect to the project because, after taking into consideration the comprehensive study report and taking into account the implementation of appropriate mitigation measures, the authority is of the opinion that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

Follow-up Program

It was determined that a follow-up program to verify the accuracy of the environmental assessment and/or determine the effectiveness of any measures taken to mitigate the adverse environmental effects is required for this project. For further information or to obtain a copy of the follow-up program, please contact Industry Canada.