Client: The Regional Municipality of York, Ontario
Value: $6,203,962.88

Microtunnelling for the construction and the installation of the 600mm CPP watermain, at the Regional Municipality of York, Ontario.
The Elgin Mills watermain project is part of York Regions long Term Water Supply Master Plan, and the Water and Wastewater Master Plan 2009. The 600mm ID CPP Watermain was constructed along Elgin Mills Rd., from Enford Rd. East to Bayview Avenue in the Town of Richmond Hill in 2013. The prime objective of the PD7 600mm ID CPP watermain is to reinforce the current watermain systems serving the Towns of Richmond Hill and Markham.Considering the location, with a high density of residential and commercial buildings and in order to mitigate local traffic disruption, the project Contract specified that the watermain be constructed utilising trenchless methods.The Region of York awarded the Contract to the prequalified contractor, Drainstar Contracting Ltd, who then awarded a sub-contract to Ward and Burke.

Work carried out on the project included:

  • Microtunnelling for the construction of microtunnel
  • Installation of the 600mm CPP watermain