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Design and Construction Services
Improving an underperforming municipal drain in Brussels, Ontario.
Municipality of Morris-Turnberry
Jeremy Taylor, P.Eng.
Chris Pfohl, C.E.T., EP, CAN-CISEC
The Blyth Creek Municipal Drain was originally constructed in 1911 with multiple subsequent reports. Maintenance work had not been completed on the main drain due to contention with landowners and municipal records since the 1980s.
Following a field survey, Burnside discovered that a section of the channel would require deepening to alleviate localized flooding in this area of the watershed. A portion of the work was located within a Provincially Significant Wetland, requiring natural features to retain water within the wetland and additionally enhance the channel habitat, while also improving conveyance and drainage for the watershed.
At the request of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry, new maintenance schedules and drawings were completed for the 1,332 hectare contributing watershed to replace and update the 1911 report to facilitate future maintenance.
We completed the following services in support of improvements to the drain: