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A dry pond will be constructed and the existing sanitary sewer systems in the Elmwood neighbourhood upgraded. The purpose of the upgrading is to enhance flood protection and provide a higher level of sewer service to the area. The dry pond will be located in the greenspace near 162 Street and 80 Avenue.

Project details

​Initial work will include construction of deep shafts. These shafts will be located at the north end of the service road on the east side of 159 Street (south of 87 Avenue) and in the south service road of 87 Avenue immediately east of 164 Street.

Sanitary sewer upgrading will occur along: 

  • 80 Avenue – From 161 Street to 159 Street
  • 159 Street – From 80 Avenue to 87 Avenue
  • 83 Avenue – From 160 Street to 159 Street
  • 162 Street – From 82 Avenue to 83 Avenue
  • 164 Street – From 83 Avenue to 87 Avenue

Current dry pond location


Open house

​On April 27, 2017, a pre-construction open house was held for the Elmwood Dry Pond and Sanitary Upgrades. Residents were able to speak with the project team and ask questions about the project and what impact it will have on the neighbourhood.

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