July 22, 2009
Media Release

The Regional Municipality of York hosts Southeast Collector Public Information Centre

York Region location for odour control facility to be discussed
NEWMARKET …quot; The Regional Municipality of York will host a drop-in Public Information Centre to address the planned odour control management strategy for the new Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer. 
DATE:  Thursday, July 23, 2009
TIME: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
LOCATION: Cedar Grove Community Centre
  7667 14th Avenue
  Town of Markham
• The proposed York Region location addresses a resolution by Durham Council that the odour control facility be located within York Region
• The existing York Durham Sewage System (YDSS) Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer is an integral component of the overall YDSS trunk sewer system, moving wastewater from communities throughout York Region and from part of the urban areas of the City of Pickering in Durham Region to the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant located in Pickering
• The Durham Regional Official Plan anticipates that growth in the City of Pickering and the Town of Ajax will continue and capacity has been allocated in the YDSS to service existing and projected growth within these communities
• An odour control facility is required as part of the odour management strategy for the new Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer
• The proposed location is in York Region, on the west side of York Durham Townline
For information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca
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Media Contact: Barbara Moss, Corporate Communications, York Region
                      Phone: 905 830-4444 Ext. 1237 / Cell: 905 505-5775
                      Email: barbara.moss@york.ca

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