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​Sophia Creek Owen Tributary Storm Outlet from Memorial Square

The City completed the Sophia Creek Watershed & Mulcaster Drainage Area, Master Drainage Update in 2017 and this work is to design the trunk storm sewer from Memorial Square to the Bayfield Basin through Heritage Park.

Project Updates

June 2022

  • 30% Detailed Design package under development.
  • Field studies are underway.

​May 2022: The City has awarded the Engineering Design of the Sophia Creek Owen Tributary Storm Outlet from Memorial Square to Aquafor Beech Limited. The background information is currently being reviewed and the consultant is proceeding with the 30% preliminary design. 

Project Features

The project will connect the trunk storm sewer located close to the sidewalk on the north side of Simcoe Street to the Harbour Wall within the Bayfield Basin. Expected work:

  • Complete archaeological investigations
  • Complete test holes for all utility crossings
  • Complete environmental studies required to obtain all permits necessary to complete the work.
  • Complete a structural assessment of the existing Harbour Wall
  • Complete all geotechnical investigations necessary for the project.
  • Complete all hydrogeology investigations necessary for the project.
  • Complete the Detailed Design necessary for the project.
  • Coordinate with existing utilities to request relocation necessary for the project.

Project Schedule

Engineering DesignMarch 2022 to November 2023
Utility Relocation2023
Construction2024




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