Lafarge Canada Inc. - Permit to take water

Instrument type: Permit to take water

ERO number
019-0240
Ministry reference number
0821-BCSLAK
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Ontario Water Resources Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Notice stage
Proposal Updated
Proposal posted
Comment period
June 25, 2019 - August 9, 2019 (36 days) Closed
Last updated

Update Announcement

We have extended the comment period by an additional 15 days. The new comment end date is August 9, 2019.

July 4, 2019

This consultation was open from:

June 25, 2019
to August 9, 2019

Proposal summary

This proposal is for an amendment to Permit To Take Water No. 2718-7S3RM7 for Lafarge Canada Inc. Water will be taken from one (1) well, three (3) ponds, and one (1) watercourse for quarry dewatering and industrial purposes at the Wellington County pit and quarry.

Location details

Site address

7051 Wellington Road 124
Lot 5, 7, 8 & 10, Concession 5, Div B South of Waterloo Road
Guelph/Eramosa, ON
Canada

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Proponent(s)

Lafarge Canada Inc.
6509 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1S7
Canada

Proposal details

Description of instrument

This proposal is for an amendment to Permit To Take Water No. 2718-7S3RM7 for Lafarge Canada Inc. This amendment is to include additional sources of water at the site in order to advance the quarry. 

Water will be taken from one (1) well, three (3) ponds, and one (1) watercourse for quarry dewatering and industrial purposes at the Wellington County pit and quarry located on the south side of Highway 124, in the Townships of Guelph-Eramosa and Puslinch.

Details of the water taking are as follows:

Source of water: Quarry Sump

  • Purpose of taking: Quarry Dewatering
  • Maximum rate per minute (Litres): 14,930
  • Maximum number of hours of taking per day: 24
  • Maximum volume per day (Litres): 21,500,000
  • Maximum number of days of taking per year: 365
  • Period of taking: January 1 to December 31 for 10 years

Source of water: On-Site Supply Well

  • Purpose of taking: Industrial
  • Maximum rate per minute (Litres): 303
  • Maximum number of hours of taking per day: 12
  • Maximum volume per day (Litres): 218,000
  • Maximum number of days of taking per year: 365
  • Period of taking: January 1 to December 31 for 10 years

Source of water: Source Pond/Quarry Water Management Pond

  • Purpose of taking: Industrial
  • Maximum rate per minute (Litres): 7,455
  • Maximum number of hours of taking per day: 10
  • Maximum volume per day (Litres): 4,473,000
  • Maximum number of days of taking per year: 295
  • Period of taking: January 1 to December 31 for 10 years

Source of water: Holding Pond

  • Purpose of taking: Industrial
  • Maximum rate per minute (Litres): 455
  • Maximum number of hours of taking per day: 10
  • Maximum volume per day (Litres): 273,000
  • Maximum number of days of taking per year: 295
  • Period of taking: January 1 to December 31 for 10 years

Source of water: Speed River

  • Purpose of taking: Industrial
  • Maximum rate per minute (Litres): 909
  • Maximum number of hours of taking per day: 24
  • Maximum volume per day (Litres): 1,309,000
  • Maximum number of days of taking per year: 295
  • Period of taking: January 1 to December 31 for 10 years

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West Central Regional Office
Address

119 King Street West
12th floor
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4Y7
Canada

Office phone number
Client Services and Permissions Branch
Address

135 St Clair Ave West
1st Floor
Toronto, ON
M4V 1P5
Canada

Office phone number

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The comment period was from June 25, 2019
to August 9, 2019

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