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​Holly Wastewater Pump Station Expansion & Upgrade

The works involves Upgrades and Expansion of the Holly Wastewater Pump Station to a pumping capacity of 209 L/s and will feature four (4) VFD – 63 kW (85hp) submersible pumps.

Project Update

July 20, 2020: The project is wrapping up with final electrical tie-ins wrapping up and site grading expected to be completed sometime in August 2020. 

Project Features

  • Expand and upgrade the existing WWPS No. 5 from 120 L/s to 201 L/s
  • Construction of a new 12m deep wet well
  • Interior and significant exterior upgrades to the existing generator building
  • Installation of new pumps and associated equipment
  • Installation of a new standby generator  


Winter 2017Contractor mobilization and site setup
Winter 2017 – Fall 2018Installation of watermain, new wet well, and sanitary sewers
Fall 2018 – Spring 2019Control building expansion
Spring 2019 – Fall 2019Existing pump station upgrades, new generator installation, site restoration

Affected Services

Nearby water, sanitary sewer, hydro, telephone, cable TV, and gas services should not be affected by the construction, barring any unforeseen circumstances.

The proposed construction generally should not affect Barrie Transit schedules and routes. Should you have any questions regarding public transit, please call Barrie Transit Customer Services at (705) 739-4209.

Access to Properties

Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times.

Vehicle access to properties within the construction limits will be provided at almost all times during construction periods. On occasion, direct access to driveways may be interrupted. The Contractor must give prior notice of any imminent access restrictions to the businesses.

Pedestrian access to properties will be maintained during construction. If you have any special needs, such as wheelchair access, please advise the Construction Engineer.

Traffic Impacts

All road will remain open to through traffic during construction, although lane closures and restrictions can be expected in order to accommodate construction activities. We ask for your patience in such instances.

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