Notice of Completion
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for Pincombe Drain
and Storm/Drainage and Stormwater Management (SWM) Servicing Works
The City of London has completed a Schedule B
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the proposed Pincombe
Drain remediation and storm/drainage and SWM servicing works that will mitigate
surface flooding on the land adjacent to this tributary and minimize erosion and
bank stability deficiencies, review of conveyance capacities through various
culverts within the Pincombe Drain study area including the Bradley Avenue
culvert and provide adequate conveyance capacity under the existing and post
The adequate conveyance capacity under the
post-development conditions will be provided in combination and coordination
with the proposed SWM storages within the existing and proposed Regional SWMFs
that will supply the required detention/retention for the proposed land
The City of London retained Stantec Consulting Ltd.
to complete this Municipal Class EA study in accordance with the Dingman Creek
Subwatershed Study Update recommendations, provincial water resources SWM
criteria, municipal SWM requirements and the Municipal Class EA process, as per
the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) requirements for Water and Wastewater
projects (October 2000 as amended in 2007.)
The recommended preferred solution for the
Pincombe Class EA Includes the following:
1 On-Line Regional Flood Control SWM Facility
to address the conveyance capacity, flood and erosion control requirements
for existing and post-development conditions;
5 Off-Line Regional SWM Facilities (two of
which are existing facilities) to provide water quality, quantity and
erosion control and service the proposed land development within the
Pincombe Drain area; and
Restoration/reclamation and channel
stabilization for approximately 500 and 2600 lineal meters of the Pincombe
Drain Channel, respectively, to address the existing conveyance and erosion
As part of the Class EA process, an agency/public consultation
process was completed, seeking input from directly affected residents, the
general public and review agencies. Public meetings were held on May 9,
2006, March 6, 2008 and March 11, 2009, for stakeholders to provide their input
into the project.
By this Notice, the EA Report has been placed on the public
record for review in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Class
Environmental Assessment. Subject to comments received as a result of this
Notice, construction of this project will proceed on the basis of this EA.
The EA Report
Appendix dated August 2011 is available for viewing
along with the appendixes .
The EA Report will be available for public review from January
30 to March 05, 2012 at the following locations:
City of London
Westmount Public Library
3200 Wonderland Road South
City Hall, 3rd Floor
300 Dufferin Avenue
Tuesday to Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Please provide written comment by March 5, 2012 to:
Ms. Berta Krichker, M.Eng., F.E.C., P.Eng.
Manager of Stormwater, Stormwater Management Unit, City of London,
P.O. Box 5035, London, Ontario
Tel: (519) 661-2500 Ext. 4724
Fax: (519) 661-2355
If concerns regarding the EA Report cannot be resolved through
discussion with the City of London, a person may request that the Minister of
the Environment make an order for the project to comply with Part II of the
Environmental Assessment Act (referred to as Part II Order), which addresses
individual environmental assessment. Written requests must be received by
the Minister of the Environment at 77 Wellesley Street West 11th Floor, Perguson
Block, Toronto, ON M7A 2T5 by March 6, 2012. A copy of the request must
also be sent to the City Clerk. If no Part II requests are received by
March 5, 2012, construction will proceed as outlined in the EA Report.
This Notice Issued January 28 and February 4, 2012.