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Inglewood sanitary trunk project


Ongoing Project Activity

  • Specialists are testing groundwater flows to help with project planning
  • Testing will be taking place at various locations from October 3 until October 15 (seelatest notice for locations)
  • You may see trucks in the area, and will see water being diverted from test wells into nearby catch basins during the testing

updated October 3, 2016

About this project

When water runs down a sink, drain or toilet, it becomes wastewater. Calgary has a system just for wastewater, moving it by gravity and pumps to one of three wastewater treatment plants.

The Inglewood Sanitary Trunk will provide additional wastewater capacity needed for projected flow from existing and future development as well as population growth in the area. We are essentially installing larger pipes to make sure we continue to provide Calgarians with a high level of service in the face of a growing population.

This project will use trenchless technology to drill a tunnel for the sanitary trunk through Inglewood to connect the 15th St S.E. siphon, located in north Inglewood, and the Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Information Session

An information session was held at the Alexandra Centre in Inglewood on June 21, 2016. The project team shared the schedule, impacts and other important information at this event. Please see thepresentation boards for details on the project.

Project Schedule

Construction is anticipated to begin in 2017, and is expected to take up to two years.