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Manotick Watermain Link (Phase 2)

Project Status: 

Project overview

Project description

The proposed work includes the installation of new watermains. As part of the project, tree removal will be required; the project team is working with Forestry Services and new trees will be planted as part of the landscaping plans. The purpose of the project is to provide increased capacity and reliability of drinking water supply to the Village of Manotick.

Affected areas within the project limits, all or portions thereof, include:

  • Bravar Road: McLean Crescent to the cul-de-sac
  • Long Island Road: Bravar Road cul-de-sac to Bridge Street
  • Van Vliet Road: Bridge Street to the dead end
  • Rideau River: trenchless crossing from Van Vliet dead end to Antochi Lane cul-de-sac
  • Antochi Lane: cul-de-sac to Main Street

Project timing

Design: fall 2021 to fall 2022
Construction start: early spring 2023
Construction completion: spring 2025 (final landscaping)

Project budget

Approved project funds to date are $1.02 million. Budget will be adjusted once the design is completed and prior to construction start date.

Public engagement

Two online public information sessions are planned (February and June of 2022) to present the design drawings to the public. At that time, residents will be able to review the design, ask questions and provide comment on the proposed works.


Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa. The City makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact the project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.


COVID-19 is an unprecedented situation and the City of Ottawa is committed to protecting people and the community. The City continues to work closely with the industry and to comply with restrictions and recommendations provided by municipal, provincial and federal health officials, as well as the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

For further information or to provide comments, please contact the City’s project manager.

Contact information

Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact:

City Project Manager:
Julie Lyons, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure ServicesDesign and Construction – Municipal
Tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 13345

City Consultant Representative
Toby Racine, P.Eng.
Civil Engineer
J. L. Richards & Associates Limited
Tel: 343-803-4548

Geotechnical investigation notice (October 2021)

In November 2021, the City of Ottawa will begin geotechnical work in your neighbourhood. This work is being conducted to facilitate the design of the new Manotick Watermain Link (Phase 2).

What: Boreholes will be advanced throughout the area.

Why: The City of Ottawa will be constructing a new watermain in your area.

When: This work is tentatively planned to begin the week of November 1, 2021. Completion is anticipated by the end of November 2021, weather dependent.

Where: Boreholes are to be drilled along the road sections listed below. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times during the geotechnical work.

  • Bravar Drive, from McLean Crescent to the cul-de-sac
  • Long Island Road, from the pedestrian path at Bravar Drive to Bridge Street
  • Van Vliet Road, from Bridge Street to the dead end
  • Antochi Lane, from Main Street to the cul-de-sac

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Consultant, Golder, to complete the work.

Construction Disruptions

Golder, and their contractor CCC Group, will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the normal life of your family and/or operation of your business, but as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during the course of the operation of the work. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation.