WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?: Work on Aurora sewage pumping station expected to finish by summer
Project includes installation of two new sewage pumps at northwest corner of St. John's Sideroad and Industrial Parkway
March 29, 2021
Work continues to be done at the Aurora Sewage Pumping Station at the northwest corner of St. John's Sideroad and Industrial Parkway to increase the wastewater serving capacity. Here is what you need to know about this project.
Just The Facts:
- Construction began in early July of 2020.
- The work includes the installation of two new sewage pumps.
- In 2019, the Town of Aurora received federal funding of $8.2 million from its Disaster Mitigation and Adaption Fund to help protect residential drinking water and prevent flooding.
- York Region covered the remaining costs for two projects that will protect the integrity of drinking water and sewer services for 200,000 residents of Aurora, Newmarket and East Gwillimbury.
- The crew is working from Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- There will be no impact to water or wastewater services and access to all homes and building will be maintained.
- Work may be re-scheduled due to weather or other conditions.
- This project is expected to be completed by August 2021.