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Response to Chamberlain Street Pumping Station

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 08:00 PM

Thursday, May 12

  • 3 am - A failure occurred at the Chamberlain Street Pumping Station. The certified water operator at the Bare Point Water Treatment Plant immediately responded to an alarm at the Station and dispatched additional staff to determine the cause and restore service.
  • 3:20 am - The City's Emergency Response Protocol was activated.
  • 5:00 am - The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) were notified of the event.
  • 7:20 am - The...

Sewer and Water Work to Close Section of Fort William Road

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 08:00 PM

May 18, 2016 - A section of Fort William Road between Isabel Street and the Harbour Expressway will be closed on Thursday, May 19 to allow for new sewer and water installations.

The closure is expected to last from 8 pm on Thursday until approximately noon on Friday, May 20, or until the work is complete.

Motorists are asked to use extra caution and obey all posted signage when travelling near the construction area.

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Contact: Andy Pruys, Supervisor - Contract Project Services, 474-4814


New Centennial Park Off-Leash Dog Area Officially Opens

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 08:00 PM

May 17, 2016 - The City of Thunder Bay celebrated the grand opening of the Centennial Park Off-Leash Dog Area today.

Representatives of the City and many canine companions were in attendance to enjoy the new trail and the festivities, which involved celebratory remarks and an official ribbon cutting.

Conveniently located off the main parking lot at Centennial Park, the new off-leash area boasts a trail loop nearly 1 km in length. It is also nestled among the natural habitat of Centennial Park, creating...

Fire Ban Lifted for the City of Thunder Bay

Posted on Sunday, May 15, 2016 08:00 PM

May 16, 2016 - Please be advised that effective at 5 pm, today all fire permits have been reinstated in the City of Thunder Bay.

The community's cooperation throughout the ban is appreciated. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue will advise if there are any further changes to the status of the permits.

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Contact:  Fire Chief John Hay, 625-2101

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Posted on Sunday, May 15, 2016 08:00 PM

May 15, 2016 - The precautionary boil water advisory for customers in pressure Zone 2N has been lifted. City representatives will hand deliver rescind notices to affected customers beginning Monday, May 16, and will continue through the week during regular business hours.

Crews continue to make progress on repairs at the Chamberlain Pumping Station. However, all customers city-wide are asked to continue to limit non-essential water use wherever possible at this time.

The Environment Division would...