Notice of Public Information Centre

Public Information Centre to be held on June 1

Township of Severn is undertaking a Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) for the expansion of the Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and the Main Sewage Pumping Station (SPS). The Class EA will identify and evaluate options for increasing the wastewater pumping and treatment capacity to accommodate anticipated growth in Coldwater.

The Class EA follows the Schedule C requirements of the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (March 2023).

A Public Information Centre (PIC) will be held in-person and virtually to present: 

  • wastewater infrastructure needs
  • alternative solutions under consideration
  • preliminary recommendations

PIC details

Date: Thursday June 1, 2023

Location: Coldwater Community Centre, 11 Michael Ann Drive

Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (presentation at 2:15 p.m.)

About the PIC 

There will be a PowerPoint presentation followed by a question and answer period for in person and online participants. Attendees can join the meeting online by accessing the Zoom link that will be available on the Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion page.

Comments can be submitted at the PIC, or using the online comment form, or by email to the contacts below. Online questions will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. 

Next steps

The recorded presentation will be posted on the project webpage following the PIC.  Comments will be accepted until June 16, 2023, and will be considered in the study. Following PIC No. 1 and upon review of comments, the preferred solution will be selected, and alternative design concepts for the preferred solution will be developed and evaluated.

Residents and interested parties are encouraged to regularly visit the Township of Severn News and Notices page for study updates, or to subscribe to the project webpage. If you would like to be added to the study’s direct mailing list, please email the project consultant

Comments and information received during this Class EA are collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All comments will be part of the public record. 

Staff contact

Derek Burke
Director of Public Works
Phone: 705-325-2315 x230

Project consultant

Suzanne Troxler
Tatham Engineering Limited
Manager of Water and Wastewater Engineering
Phone: 705-444-2565 x2089