Hamilton sewer leak went undetected for 26 years, mayor Andrea Horwath calls for investigation

2022-11-23 10:33:00 PM

Hamilton sewer leak went undetected for 26 years, mayor Andrea Horwath calls for investigation

Hamilton sewer leak went undetected for 26 years, mayor Andrea Horwath calls for investigation

Hamilton city staff discovered a pipe has been dumping sewage into the harbour for 26 years, mayor Andrea Horwath calls for investigation.

Back to video Horwath says she has asked the city auditor to be brought in after a preliminary investigation of the pipe leak uncovered Tuesday morning suggests a contractor put it there in 1996.Create Free Account Hamilton Mayor Andrea Horwath is calling for an investigation after city staff discovered a pipe has been dumping sewage into the local harbour undetected for 26 years.Back to video Horwath says she has asked the city auditor to be brought in after a preliminary investigation of the pipe leak uncovered Tuesday morning suggests a contractor put it there in 1996.Search underway at 17 properties in Camrose in organized crime investigation Story continues below advertisement Other delegates have requested that the city pay a “living wage,” currently calculated at $19.

NP Posted Sign up to receive the daily top stories from the National Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc.Email Address There was an error, please provide a valid email address.The city says the combined sewer pipe services about 50 properties, which have been flushing directly into the Hamilton Harbour.Sign Up By clicking on the sign up button you consent to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc.Sign Up By clicking on the sign up button you consent to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc.You may unsubscribe any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.In a statement, the city says it believes a contractor made the hole under the impression that “all pipes were storm sewers” designed to connect to the culverts spilling into the harbour.Postmedia Network Inc.General manager of finance Mike Zegarac recently presented councillors with that projection, citing numerous factors, including inflation and supply chain challenges.

| 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4 | 416-383-2300 Thanks for signing up! A welcome email is on its way.The city says once its assessment is finished it will publicly report how much sewage the pipe has dumped.| 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4 | 416-383-2300 Thanks for signing up! A welcome email is on its way.If you don't see it, please check your junk folder.The next issue of NP Posted will soon be in your inbox.We encountered an issue signing you up.We encountered an issue signing you up.Please try again Article content The city says the combined sewer pipe services about 50 properties, which have been flushing directly into the Hamilton Harbour.

Recommended from Editorial City of Hamilton's mass email reveals names and emails of hundreds of mail-in voters It says city staff were doing separate maintenance work on Tuesday when they found the hole in a stretch of pipe near Burlington Street and Wentworth Street North.In a statement, the city says it believes a contractor made the hole under the impression that “all pipes were storm sewers” designed to connect to the culverts spilling into the harbour.In a statement, the city says it believes a contractor made the hole under the impression that “all pipes were storm sewers” designed to connect to the culverts spilling into the harbour.Horwath says she’s been assured the risk to human health is “very low,” but she raised concerns about the spill’s environmental impacts.The city says once its assessment is finished it will publicly report how much sewage the pipe has dumped.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov.

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I do not believe it should read knew about it and did nothing I want to see Ford go to Hamilton council and just rip her a new one for the last 25 yrs even tho she hasn't been in charge for more than a month 26 years of 'not my effin job' by the ones running the water and sewer dept. I'm guessing? Investigation? Just fix the leak!!!

Shouldn’t Hamilton fix the leak first. Every union worker said 'it ain't my job to report it, never mind trying to fix it'

Hamilton Mayor Andrea Horwath calls for investigation after sewer leak goes undetected for 26 yearsHorwath asks Hamilton’s auditor to be brought in after a preliminary investigation of the pipe leak suggests a contractor put it there in 1996 This needs to address whether these are residential properties or industrial. The public has the right to know if industrial sewage was involved. Just get it fixed, Andrea.

Hamilton sewer leak went undetected for 26 years, mayor Andrea Horwath calls for investigationHamilton city staff discovered a pipe has been dumping sewage into the harbour for 26 years, mayor Andrea Horwath calls for investigation.

City council hears public delegations as budget talks begin in Hamilton - Hamilton | Globalnews.caCity council heads into 2023 budget discussions working to head off a potential tax increase of almost seven per cent next year, based on what is needed to maintain service levels.

Hamilton mayor calls for investigation after sewer leak went undetected for 26 yearsHamilton Mayor Andrea Horwath is calling for an investigation after city staff discovered a pipe has been dumping sewage into the local harbour undetected for 26 years. Plug the leak and move on Karen. After the sewage that’s spilled out of her mouth for the last decade I’m not sure she’s the right person to address this Know wonder Hamilton always smelled like 💩

Sewage has been leaking into the Hamilton Harbour for more than 25 years: citySewage has been leaking into the Hamilton Harbour for about 26 years, the city said in a media briefing on Tuesday. Well Trudeau thinks it's okay for Quebec to be dumping sewage by millions of gallons in the St Lawrence every day Whos fault is that

Sewage has been leaking into the Hamilton Harbour for more than 25 years: cityBREAKING: Sewage has been leaking into Hamilton Harbour for more than 25 years, city says I could have told you that. City admits is breaking So AndreaHorwath wants to know how long instead of fixing it? What happened to the planet first cost be damned? Ndp no more, heh Bob Ray another ex for ya.