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Spring Hydrant Flushing Program

Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 11:45 AM

The spring Hydrant Maintenance Program will be underway on weekdays starting April 6 until May 14, 2021. This is important upkeep to ensure that adequate water flow and pressure is available throughout the urban area of the community.

While the hydrant flushing is taking place in your area, avoid doing your laundry as water may be at lower pressure than normal and rust may occur.

Hydrant flushing schedule:

West Side of Ganaraska River - Monday to Friday mornings: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

East Side...

Walton Street Reconstruction Public Information Centre

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 01:11 PM

The Municipality of Port Hope has engaged CIMA+ to complete the design of infrastructure improvements on Walton Street from Mill Street west to Church Street.

The project will address important underground infrastructure improvements to aging watermains and sanitary sewers as well as undersized storm sewers. The need to replace underground infrastructure, while challenging, will create opportunities for roadway reconstruction and streetscape improvements to be integrated into the project.

The design...

Camping Restriction

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 09:39 AM

No Camping in the Municipality of Port Hope during the Trout Fishing Opening Weekend

The Municipality of Port Hope is advising residents and visitors that overnight camping will not be permitted in Optimist Park and Cavan Street Park during the Spring trout fishing opening weekend, April 24 and 25, 2021.

Last year, the Municipality amended the Parks By-law to prohibit camping at Optimist Park and Cavan Street Park in the case of a declared emergency, or when social distancing measures are in place.

“We...

Sewer Inspections on Walton Street

Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 03:23 PM

Residents are advised of upcoming sanitary sewer inspections on Walton Street for infrastructure maintenance and improvements. The inspections are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 29 and are expected to be completed by Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Wastewater division staff will be performing the inspections using a closed-circuit television camera on Walton Street from Church Street to Mill Street.

On-street parking and crosswalks may be impacted for the safety and protection of staff, residents,...

Council Meeting Highlights - March 16

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 02:22 PM

Below is a summary of key items discussed at the Municipality of Port Hope Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. The agendas and staff reports are available on the Council Portal. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting was held electronically via video conference.

Service Line Warranties of Canada Agreement

Staff provided an update to Council on the Municipality’s agreement with Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC). The agreement expires in August 2021...