Utilities Kingston has completed a Schedule 'B' Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) to determine the most suitable option to upgrade the Days Road Sewage Pump Station. This Class EA study evaluated various alternatives to upgrade the pump station to ensure that it can reliably accommodate future growth within the upstream sewershed for the next 20 years.
The project report is available for review and comments will be received until January 31.
The recommended preferred alternative envisions replacing the existing pump station with a new pump station on an expanded site in LaSalle Park. The proposed site will consist of:
- A new, single story building enclosure to house process and electrical equipment.
- The below grade structure will consist of wet and dry wells, six sewage pumps, process piping and valves, HVAC and odour control equipment.
- A new transformer and two new generator sets will be located within an expanded fenced-in area of the site.
The project is being planned under Schedule 'B' of the Municipal Class EA process. Subject to comments received as a result of this Notice and the receipt of necessary approvals, Utilities Kingston intends to proceed with the design and construction of this project. The Schedule 'B' Project Report, which contains a summary of pertinent information compiled during the Class EA, is available online or in person at:
Utilities Kingston 85 Lappan's Lane,
Kingston, ON K7L 4X7
Monday – Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
613-546-1181 ext. 2522
Comments should be provided in writing to Utilities Kingston and J.L. Richards & Associates on or before January 31, as described in the Notice of Completion.
Feedback from Public Information Centre
As a result of resident feedback received at the Public Information Centre, held on April 25 at Frontenac Secondary School, the following changes were made to the conceptual design of the building and site of the recommended preferred alternative:
- Creation of an architectural rendering of the conceptual design
- Shifting the location of the building and building components so that the backup power generator offers less obstructed views of the park from neighbouring residences
- Reduction of overall building footprint
- Public parking lot at the site of the existing building for LaSalle Park usage
- Landscaping in the area