Simcoe-Townsend Water Supply System —Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

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Norfolk County (County) has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to implement an approximately 20 km length transmission water main that connects Simcoe to the Townsend Water Supply System, to secure water supply from the Nanticoke Water Treatment Plant, including a new elevated water tank and booster station. These improvements are required to meet long-term Inter-Urban Water Supply capacity and quality demands within the County. The proposed water main route is shown on the key map below.


This study is being undertaken in accordance with the requirements for Schedule ‘B’ projects within the Municipal Class EA document (2000, as

Norfolk County (County) has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to implement an approximately 20 km length transmission water main that connects Simcoe to the Townsend Water Supply System, to secure water supply from the Nanticoke Water Treatment Plant, including a new elevated water tank and booster station. These improvements are required to meet long-term Inter-Urban Water Supply capacity and quality demands within the County. The proposed water main route is shown on the key map below.


This study is being undertaken in accordance with the requirements for Schedule ‘B’ projects within the Municipal Class EA document (2000, as amended), under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.

Additional information on Norfolk County's Inter-Urban Water Study can be found here.



  • Public Information Centre # 1

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    Notice of Public Information Centre 1 Simcoe-Townsend Water Supply System Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

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    Norfolk County (County) has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to implement an approximately 20 km length transmission watermain that connects Simcoe to the Townsend Water Supply System, to secure water supply from the Nanticoke Water Treatment Plant, including a new elevated water tank and booster station. These improvements are required to meet long-term Inter-Urban Water Supply capacity and quality demands within the County. The proposed watermain route is shown on the key map below.

    This Study is being undertaken in accordance with the requirements for Schedule ‘B’ projects within the Municipal Class EA document (2000, as amended), under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.

    How can I participate in this Study?

    A Public Information Centre (PIC) is being held to present background information on the study. The PIC will be in-person at:

    Norfolk County Administration Building Council Chambers

    50 Colborne St S, Simcoe, ON

    Thursday, August 4, 2022

    5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    If you would like more information about the study or would like to be added to the contact list to receive future notices, please contact the following by Thursday, September 1, 2022.


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  • Notice of Study Commencement Simcoe-Townsend Water Supply System Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

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    Norfolk County (County) has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to implement an approximately 20 km length transmission water main that connects Simcoe to the Townsend Water Supply System, to secure water supply from the Nanticoke Water Treatment Plant, including a new elevated water tank and booster station.

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    More information coming soon!

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