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Niagara Region takes claim of Ontario’s Tastiest Tap Water for second year in a row

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 02:03 PM

During this week’s celebration of National Public Works Week, Niagara Region is excited toshare that is has once again claimed the top spot at the Ontario Water Works Association’s Annual General Meeting Taste Test Competition.

Niagara Region’s Water-Wastewater operations, maintenance and technical staff are dedicated to producing high quality drinking water for the community. A sample from the Rosehill Water Treatment Plant in Fort Erie was submitted to the competition in hopes of bringing home...

City Hall News - June 2023

City Hall News - June 2023

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 01:05 PM

Here’s what you will find in our June 2023 edition of City Hall News:

  • Ways to PORTicipate in June
  • 2023 beach season details
  • Sugarloaf Marina and public boat launch update
  • What’s new at your Port Colborne Public Library and Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum
  • Water Service and Sewer Lateral Replacement Grants and Loan Program
  • Learn how to register for Virtual City Hall (if you’re not already)

How will you #PORTicipate, Port Colborne?

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Victoria Day weekend activities and closures in Port Colborne

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 03:26 PM

The City of Port Colborne is encouraging residents to get out and PORTicipate this Victoria Day long weekend.

Ways to get involved:

Vale Health & Wellness Centre

  • Open all weekend for normal business hours, and Mon., May 22, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Roller skating is back from 1:30 - 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday on Rink 1.
  • The walking track remains open from 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • The YMCA will be open until 4 p.m. on Mon., May 22. Visit their website to view the weekend schedule.

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Port Colborne seeking feedback on waterfront redevelopment project

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 01:02 PM

Members of the public are invited to attend an open house on June 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre, to explore redevelopment concepts for Port Colborne’s waterfront.

In the spring of 2021, City staff began reviewing possibilities for the future of 11 King St., a multi-property area of land at the south end of West St. Since that time, staff have been working to better understand the existing conditions in the area, demolish vacated structures, and identify key...

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Hydrant fire flow activities beginning May 17

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 12:03 PM

Beginning, Wed., May 17, the City's utilities department will be conducting hydrant fire flow testing in Zone 4 of the City, see the map below for details. Flow testing and flushing is done annually to ensure adequate water flow for firefighting activities, fire sprinkler systems, residents, and businesses. 

The goal is to clear any iron and mineral deposits from watermains to help maintain the City's water clarity and quality, and to provide important fire flow data that can influence...