The City of Ottawa has completed a Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study for the Foster Stormwater Management Facility. This study serves to address significant development and urbanization in the South Nepean Urban Area area by constructing a replacement for the existing Foster Stormwater Management Facility. The study follows recommendations from previously completed studies that addressed both Master Servicing and Subwatershed Planning for the area.
Consultation, in the form of technical advisory committee meetings and two public open houses were incorporated as part of the Class EA process and are documented in the Environmental Study Report.
The Foster Stormwater Management Facility Environmental Study Report details the study process, findings and recommendations. The public is invited to review the report, available at the following locations:
Nepean Centrepointe Library
101 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7
Ruth E. Dickinson Library (Barrhaven)
100 Malvern Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J 2G5
For further information, or to provide written comments, please contact:
Mark McMillan, C.E.T.
Infrastructure Services Department
Design and Construction – Municipal (West) Branch
City of Ottawa
100 Constellation Crescent
Ottawa, Ontario K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424 Ext. 16008
Written comments must be provided within thirty calendar days from the date of the first issuance of this Notice. If concerns regarding the project cannot be resolved through discussion with the City, a person/party may request that the Minister of the Environment make an order for the project to comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act (referred to as a Part II Order). Requests must be received by the Minister at the address below by December 16, 2013. A copy of this request must also be sent to the City of Ottawa Project Manager, Mark McMillan at the above address. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record. If there are no requests received by December 16, 2013, the project will proceed to design and construction as presented in the Class EA study.
The Honourable Jim Bradley
Minister of the Environment
135 St. Clair Avenue West, 12th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M4V 1P5
Tel.: 416-314-6790 Fax: 416-314-7337 Toll Free: 1-800-565-4923
This notice first issued November 14, 2013