As the province plans for recovery, the town is beginning to slowly bring back services and reopen some public spaces. Provincial emergency orders and the town’s physical distancing by-law remain in effect. We must all continue to follow guidelines from Public Health officials.
The Town of Oakville has completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to assess creek erosion and stability of West Morrison Creek from Upper Middle Road to McCraney Street. The study characterized the existing site, determined the causes of erosion and developed alternative solutions for the stabilization and rehabilitation of the creek channel and banks along Morrison Creek. The study was conducted in compliance with a Schedule “B” project as outlined in the Municipal Engineers Association Municipal Class Environmental Assessment document (Oct. 2000, as amended in 2007, 2011, and 2015), which is approved under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.
The recommended solution includes the following components:
Construction is sceduled to commence Spring/Summer 2020. Works include creek realignment and protecting the existing creek in-place at various locations.
Kristina Parker, M.A.Sc., P. Eng
Water Resources Engineer
Phone: 905-845-6601 Ext. 3889