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Cockburn and Calrossie Sewer Separation Project

The work for the project will be entirely contained on public property and will take place in Calrossie Toiler Park, along the Red River, east of Riverside Drive, between Byng Place and Calrossie Blvd.

Details

The City of Winnipeg Water and Waste Department has identified that changes to the existing combined sewer system are required to alleviate basement flooding and reduce the number of combined sewer overflows in the Fort Garry/Fort Rouge area.

The Cockburn and Calrossie Combined Sewer Relief Works Conceptual Design Report was completed in 2010. The study determined that the current level of service (LOS) for the district's combined sewer is lower than a five year return period design storm.

Construction of new land drainage sewers (LDS) in the Cockburn and Calrossie combined sewer district will convey wet weather runoff freeing up capacity in the existing sewers and improving the LOS. The proposed sewer separation works will be carried out over a number of years requiring a tentative total of 15 contracts within the Fort Garry/Fort Rouge area. A number of contracts may vary depending on the scope of work.

Construction of combined sewer overflow and basement flood relief works in the Cockburn and Calrossie combined sewer district commenced in November 2013 with Contract 1. To date, six contracts have been completed at an investment of $66.7 Million. Nine more construction contracts are still required to complete the Cockburn and Calrossie sewer separation works. Details of the current contracts are as follows:

Contract No. 5
  • Contract start date: June 2019
  • Expected completion date: August 2020
  • Estimated cost of contract: $11 Million
  • Scope of work: A new land drainage trunk sewer will be installed along Taylor Avenue from the intersection of Pembina Highway and Wentworth Street to Wilton Street by a trenchless tunnel method to minimize above ground disruption and impact to local residents and the public at large.
Contract No. 6a
  • Contract start date: January 2021
  • Expected completion date: June 2021
  • Estimated cost of contract: $4.8 Million
  • Scope of work: New land drainage sewers will be installed in the area between Carter Avenue, Pembina Highway and Stafford Street. The sewers will be installed using a trenchless tunnel method to minimize above ground disruption and impact to local residents and the public at large.
Contract No.12
  • Contract start date: October 2019
  • Expected completion date: July 2020
  • Estimated cost of contract: $4.2 Million
  • Scope of work: A new land drainage trunk sewer will be installed along Grant Avenue from Guelph Street to approximately Cambridge Street by a trenchless tunnel method to minimize above ground disruption and impact to local residents and the public at large.

Data values on this page are representative of work completed as of June 2020.

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Open house: Construction in Toilers Park

We invite you to an open house to learn more about our construction work and our landscaping plans for the park this spring.

Date:
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Time:
5:30 – 7:30 pm (drop-in format)

Location:
Lord Roberts Community Centre,
725 Kylemore Avenue

At the open house, we will:

  • provide an update on construction work,
  • share proposed landscaping plans for the park, including options for new park signage, and
  • welcome your feedback.
  • You can view the storyboards online.

Parker Storm Retention Basin Engagement

Thank you to all who attended the Parker Storm Retention Basin information session on Tuesday February 28, 2017.

If you were unable to attend the information session, we encourage you to 
view our presentation boards and provide your comments online in the comments section. The project team can also be contacted at 311 or by email wwdfeedback@winnipeg.ca.

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Last updated: July 29, 2020

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