Planning for Wastewater Treatment

High concentrations of pollutants from wastewater can have negative effects on fish and wildlife and can result in beach closures and restrictions on shellfish harvesting. In 2006, an environmental report commissioned by the Ministry of Environment noted the contamination of seabed sites near our wastewater outfalls. In 2012, the federal government passed a law requiring all Canadian cities to provide secondary sewage treatment by 2020.

Planning for Wastewater Treatment for the Core Area of the Capital Region is underway. Read more >>