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Dewatering – Supporting Infrastructure Construction Situated in a Sensitive Environmental Setting


As is the case for many of our clients, managing a particularly sensitive environmental project surrounded by residential areas presents a number of challenges that demand excellent planning, execution and monitoring. In this instance, the Block 11 residential development to the east of the Town of Maple had to contend with a locale that partially formed the headwaters to the East Don River system. This encompasses numerous groundwater upwellings that are considered critical to the existence of both aquatic and plant life in the area.

Recognizing that Aquatech could provide a full complement of services that would help support the infrastructure development, the general contractor enlisted our immediate assistance. Our team secured the necessary groundwater and discharge permits, and then enacted the proper groundwater control and treatment solutions. Further, we undertook the monitoring and mitigation measures required to protect the biodiversity and aquifer systems. The outcome found that these groundwater control systems were active for nearly two years with zero impact on the natural environment.