Thu, 02 Jun 2016
Thursday, June 23 from 6–8 p.m.
Town Hall, South Atrium
1225 Trafalgar Road
The town is working towards an improved understanding of it’s stormwater management systems, including condition and vulnerabilities.
We are now developing a Stormwater Master Plan – Be Rain Ready that will build on the progress made to date and establish a long-term sustainable approach to managing our stormwater system to reduce flooding and erosion risks and improve water quality. This plan will provide the town and the public with a solid set of actions to move us towards a Rain Ready future.
We are currently completing Phase 2 of our plan which aims to assess the town’s existing stormwater management network and document its ability to respond to continued land use changes (e.g. infill development, land redevelopment) and climate change (e.g. increased rainfall frequency and intensity).
Our EA study will also identify stormwater management system vulnerabilities that may require improvements as well as the adoption of new/revised policies, bylaws, and/or standards to ensure that the town’s system continues to operate effectively for the protection of persons, property and the environment.
Good planning involves the community. The town is interested in hearing from local residents, businesses, landowners and more on how we can all Be Rain Ready in Oakville.
Our EA study will be completed in keeping with Section A.2.7 Master Plans, as defined in the Municipal Engineers Association “Municipal Class Environmental Assessment,” (October 2000 updated in 2007, 2011 & 2015), which will address Phases 1 and 2 of the Municipal Class EA Process. A key component of this study will be consultation with the public including two open houses.
For more information visit the Stomwater Master Plan Study page.
Kristina Parker, P. Eng., Water Resources Engineer
Town of Oakville, 905-845-6601, ext. 3889