Public invited to comment on water permit application

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

In light of a recent application made by Flamboro Springs to increase its water-taking capacity from a property on the 11th Concession, councillor Margaret McCarthy is holding a public information meeting next Thursday evening.

According to McCarthy, the application, if approved, will allow the company to increase its water intake to 566 litres per minute for eight hours daily. The increased demand, measured by Ministry of Environment (MOE) standards, is the equivalent of adding an additional 175-250 houses to the supply, noted the councillor.

McCarthy is concerned about the possible impact not only on private wells in the vicinity of the property, but on the newly upgraded communal well system that serves Carlisle.

City of Hamilton staff are currently reviewing a hydrogeological study prepared by the applicant, and will be on hand to discuss the results of the review and address any concerns at the public meeting.

The MOE's deadline for public comments on the application is Tuesday, February 28. McCarthy aims to prepare a complete submission to be considered before the Ministry makes its final evaluation on the permit. All are welcome to attend the Public Information meeting, which will be held on Thursday, February 16 starting at 7 p.m. at the Carlisle Community Centre.

Public invited to comment on water permit application

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

In light of a recent application made by Flamboro Springs to increase its water-taking capacity from a property on the 11th Concession, councillor Margaret McCarthy is holding a public information meeting next Thursday evening.

According to McCarthy, the application, if approved, will allow the company to increase its water intake to 566 litres per minute for eight hours daily. The increased demand, measured by Ministry of Environment (MOE) standards, is the equivalent of adding an additional 175-250 houses to the supply, noted the councillor.

McCarthy is concerned about the possible impact not only on private wells in the vicinity of the property, but on the newly upgraded communal well system that serves Carlisle.

City of Hamilton staff are currently reviewing a hydrogeological study prepared by the applicant, and will be on hand to discuss the results of the review and address any concerns at the public meeting.

The MOE's deadline for public comments on the application is Tuesday, February 28. McCarthy aims to prepare a complete submission to be considered before the Ministry makes its final evaluation on the permit. All are welcome to attend the Public Information meeting, which will be held on Thursday, February 16 starting at 7 p.m. at the Carlisle Community Centre.

Public invited to comment on water permit application

News Nov 22, 2006 Flamborough Review

In light of a recent application made by Flamboro Springs to increase its water-taking capacity from a property on the 11th Concession, councillor Margaret McCarthy is holding a public information meeting next Thursday evening.

According to McCarthy, the application, if approved, will allow the company to increase its water intake to 566 litres per minute for eight hours daily. The increased demand, measured by Ministry of Environment (MOE) standards, is the equivalent of adding an additional 175-250 houses to the supply, noted the councillor.

McCarthy is concerned about the possible impact not only on private wells in the vicinity of the property, but on the newly upgraded communal well system that serves Carlisle.

City of Hamilton staff are currently reviewing a hydrogeological study prepared by the applicant, and will be on hand to discuss the results of the review and address any concerns at the public meeting.

The MOE's deadline for public comments on the application is Tuesday, February 28. McCarthy aims to prepare a complete submission to be considered before the Ministry makes its final evaluation on the permit. All are welcome to attend the Public Information meeting, which will be held on Thursday, February 16 starting at 7 p.m. at the Carlisle Community Centre.