Map of the study area

Municipal Class Environmental Assessment to be completed for proposed upgrades

Township of Severn has hired Tatham Engineering Limited to undertake a Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) for proposed upgrades to the Coldwater Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and the Main Sewage Pumping Station (SPS), located on Upper Big Chute Road.

The Class EA will identify and evaluate options for expanding the wastewater pumping and treatment capacity to accommodate anticipated growth in Coldwater. The Class EA will be completed in accordance with the Schedule C requirements of the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (October 2000, amended in 2007, 2011 and 2015).

To ensure that anyone interested in this study has the opportunity to get involved and provide input, public consultation will take place over the course of the study.

This will include:

  • additional notices
  • requests for public comment and input
  • Public Information Centers (PICs)

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. 

Details are available on the project webpage at

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