Hemlock Pumping Station Upgrades

The City of Ottawa invites you to review and provide comments on the Hemlock Pumping Station Upgrades Project between September 23 and October 7, 2021.

A virtual public information session is being held on Thursday September 23, 2021 at 7 pm. Please register, if you wish to participate.

What: The City is undertaking design to upgrade and update features at the Hemlock Pumping Station by installing a new bypass chamber and sluice gates in maintenance holes outside of the station to enhance sewage flows, replacing the pumps, valves and piping in the existing wet well and metering chamber, replacing electrical components inside the station and rehabilitating concrete, ladders and gratings outside the station.

Why: The upgrade to the station is required to enhance maintenance features at the station and renew components of the station that have reached their end of life.

Where: 751 Hillsdale Road

When: The current project schedule is as follows:

  • Design completion: fall 2021
  • Construction start: winter 2022
  • Substantial completion: winter 2023
  • Final completion: winter 2023

Who: The City of Ottawa will retain the contractor after completion of design.

For further information about this project and/or to submit comments on the project, please contact the City project manager:

Jeff de Laat, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction - Facilities
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 21916


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