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Major Halifax Water Projects

The major construction projects Halifax Water is currently undertaking

Halifax is one of Canada’s oldest cities, and with that comes aging water and sewer infrastructure that needs renewal.

Over the next 30 years, Halifax Water plans to invest about $2.6 billion to upgrade infrastructure to ensure the continued delivery of high quality water, wastewater and storm water services to benefit our customers and the environment. Below are some of the projects currently underway at Halifax Water.

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Year in Review

As an old municipality with aging infrastructure, last year saw a focus on infrastructure renewal. With $41 million in funding through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) program, Halifax Water went to work on priority and innovative projects, including:

  • Renewal of 4.1 KM of 100 year old trunk sewer along the Northwest Arm of Halifax
  • Upgrade of the Sullivans Pond storm system in Dartmouth
  • Renewal of 1800's vintage water mains from Chain Lake to Halifax peninsula
  • Replacement of the timber crib dam at Lake Major
  • Replacement of filter underdrains at J.D. Kline water supply plant at Pockwock Lake

View Past Projects

The existing Lake Major Dam was constructed in the 1940's. It is a timber crib structure and has reached the end of its service…
Due to a number of pipe failures this spring and earlier this summer, Halifax Water is undertaking an urgent repair of the sewer…
Stormwater flows through Ellenvale Run from Lemont Lake to Morris Lake. Phase 2 of this rehabilitation project focuses on…
Halifax Water currently owns and operates two (2) wastewater pump stations in the immediate vicinity of the Lions Club Park in…
This spring, Halifax Water will be upgrading infrastructure on Coburg Road between Oxford Street and the CN Rail Bridge. Halifax…
The Northwest Arm is a valuable recreational, economic and quality of life asset to our community. Maintaining the water quality…