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Notice of Master Plan Completion - Water & Wastewater Servicing


The Township of Huron-Kinloss has completed a Growth, Water, and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan for the communities of Huron-Kinloss, Ripley, Lucknow, and Lakeshore areas. The Master Plan examined existing infrastructure forecasted future residential and non-residential growth over the next 25 years and identified existing and future water and wastewater infrastructure needs. The Master Plan will become the basis for and used in support of future projects required to support existing residents and accommodate projected development. It also provides a timeline for the implementation of identified upgrades, expansions, and modifications to existing infrastructure in Ripley, Lucknow, and the Lakeshore areas.


The Master Plan was conducted following Master Plan Approach 1 under the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA), dated October 2000, as amended 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2023. This study incorporated Phases 1 and 2 of the MCEA process into the Master Plan. Projects categorized under the MCEA as Schedules B or C will require additional study to fulfill requirements before implementation. The following projects are the preferred servicing solutions that require the completion of an MCEA at a future date.


MCEA Schedule


Lucknow Water System
Replace Well 5 with a new municipal well at a new site


5-10 years

Lucknow Wastewater System
Long-term need for additional treatment capacity


Long term (10-25 years)

Ripley Wastewater System
Long-term need for additional treatment capacity


Long-term (10-25 years)

Lakeshore Water System
Additional water storage facility


5-10 years

Lakeshore Wastewater System
Decentralized or communal servicing for an expanded settlement area

C for a communal wastewater treatment plant

Long-term (10-25 years)

A digital copy of the Master Plan Report is available on the Township’s website. Through this Notice, the Master Plan is being placed on the public record for a 30-day public review period ending: March 6, 2024. All comments and concerns should be sent directly to Lisa Courtney ( at B.M. Ross and Associates Limited, 62 North Street, Goderich ON N7A 2T4, (519)-524-2641.

All personal information included in your request - such as name, address, telephone number and property location - is collected, under the authority of section 30 of the Environmental Assessment Act, and is collected and maintained for the purpose of creating a record that is available to the general public. As this information is collected for the purpose of a public record, the protection of personal information provided in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) does not apply (s.37). Personal information you submit will become part of a public record that is available to the general public unless you request that your personal information remain confidential.

Mary Rose Walden
Chief Administrative Officer, Township of Huron-Kinloss

This Notice was issued February 5, 2024

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Township of Huron-Kinloss
21 Queen Street
P.O. Box 130
Ripley ON, N0G 2R0

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax : 519-395-4107

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