Public Comment: Stormwater Management & Storm Sewer Outfalls, McVicar Creek and Neebing River

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Low-Impact-Development stormwater management "rain garden"

Study Now Complete:
Stormwater Management Projects & Storm Sewer Outfall Locations


The City of Thunder Bay recently carried out a study to determine the preferred stormwater management improvement at six different locations. These projects will possibly be constructed outside the municipal road allowance and will possibly include the construction of new or upgraded storm sewer outfalls into either the Neebing River or McVicar Creek.

The stormwater management projects being considered include the construction of new Green Infrastructure facilities, also known as Low Impact Development facilities, which are landscaped, shallow depressions, intended to clean stormwater and reduce flooding.

The six projects are:

  1. Margaret Street #1 – South of Elm Street, West of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  2. Margaret Street #2 – East of Elm Street, West of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  3. Margaret Street #3 – Southwest of Gibbon Street, East of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  4. Madeline Street – East of Madeline Street, North of Theresa Street, South of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  5. Cameron Street – West of Waterloo Street, North of Neebing River, including new storm outfall.
  6. Riverview Drive – Northwest of Donald Street, South of Neebing River, including new storm outfall.

Please view Notice of Study - Additional Info - Stormwater Management & Storm Sewer Outfall Locations for additional details and imagery of the locations under consideration.

These projects are being planned under Schedule “B” of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment.

Public input and comments were invited until January 8, 2021


Notice of Completion, and Project File Report

The study process has now concluded. These documents are now available:

Notice of Study Completion (letter)

Stormwater Management Projects & Storm Sewer Outfall Locations – 2021-22 Program - Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Sched. B - Project File Report

The City of Thunder Bay intends to proceed with the planning, design, and construction of these projects in the 2021 and 2022 construction seasons.



If you require accessible versions of documents, please email: wendy.o'connor@thunderbay.ca.

For further information on any of these projects or on the planning process being followed, please contact Mr. Aaron Ward, P. Eng., Project Engineer, City of Thunder Bay, VictoriaVille Civic Centre, 111 Syndicate Avenue South, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 800, Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5K4.

Telephone: (807) 625-2444
Email: aaron.ward@thunderbay.ca

Study Now Complete:
Stormwater Management Projects & Storm Sewer Outfall Locations


The City of Thunder Bay recently carried out a study to determine the preferred stormwater management improvement at six different locations. These projects will possibly be constructed outside the municipal road allowance and will possibly include the construction of new or upgraded storm sewer outfalls into either the Neebing River or McVicar Creek.

The stormwater management projects being considered include the construction of new Green Infrastructure facilities, also known as Low Impact Development facilities, which are landscaped, shallow depressions, intended to clean stormwater and reduce flooding.

The six projects are:

  1. Margaret Street #1 – South of Elm Street, West of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  2. Margaret Street #2 – East of Elm Street, West of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  3. Margaret Street #3 – Southwest of Gibbon Street, East of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  4. Madeline Street – East of Madeline Street, North of Theresa Street, South of McVicar Creek, including new storm outfall.
  5. Cameron Street – West of Waterloo Street, North of Neebing River, including new storm outfall.
  6. Riverview Drive – Northwest of Donald Street, South of Neebing River, including new storm outfall.

Please view Notice of Study - Additional Info - Stormwater Management & Storm Sewer Outfall Locations for additional details and imagery of the locations under consideration.

These projects are being planned under Schedule “B” of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment.

Public input and comments were invited until January 8, 2021


Notice of Completion, and Project File Report

The study process has now concluded. These documents are now available:

Notice of Study Completion (letter)

Stormwater Management Projects & Storm Sewer Outfall Locations – 2021-22 Program - Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Sched. B - Project File Report

The City of Thunder Bay intends to proceed with the planning, design, and construction of these projects in the 2021 and 2022 construction seasons.



If you require accessible versions of documents, please email: wendy.o'connor@thunderbay.ca.

For further information on any of these projects or on the planning process being followed, please contact Mr. Aaron Ward, P. Eng., Project Engineer, City of Thunder Bay, VictoriaVille Civic Centre, 111 Syndicate Avenue South, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 800, Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5K4.

Telephone: (807) 625-2444
Email: aaron.ward@thunderbay.ca

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