“If you ever come across anything suspicious like this item, please do not pick it up, contact your local law and/or enforcement agency for assistance”.
The region wants to get rid of any unexploded military devices on Lakeshore Road and is asking the federal government for help. At a recent regional public works meeting, the committee discussed remediating a site in Niagara-on-the-Lake that may contain “unexploded explosive ordnance” from the property’s military past that did not detonate or function as intended. An existing wastewater treatment plant with lagoons on Lakeshore Road that reached the end of its service life has been replaced by a new treatment plant located about 800 metres west of that property. In early 2020, the new treatment plant opened, with all treated sewage directed to Lake Ontario. Since then, the closed plant and lagoons have been scheduled for decommissioning and site restoration. The area of the aeration ponds was once part of a rifle range that was used before construction of the aeration ponds in the 1990s, says the report. An area of about 23.1 hectares was transferred from Parks Canada and the Department of National Defence to build the two existing lagoons in 1965. This piece of land is currently in the hands of the region, says the report approved Tuesday morning by the public works committee. An additional 3.7 hectares of land west of that property was leased from Parks Canada to facilitate construction of the existing mechanical and chemical facilities, including aeration lagoons, in the mid-1990s.
Mounties are reminding anyone who comes across explosives or live ammunition to call police for assistance and to not handle them yourself.
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