Union Water Supply System (UWSS)

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May 2013

The Union Water Supply System (UWSS) is a municipal water supply system that is jointly owned by the Ontario municipalities of Leamington, Kingsville, Essex and Lakeshore.

For this particular study, the UWSS, Engineers Canada and Ministry of the Environment (MOE) agreed to work together to assess the engineering vulnerability of the Union Water Supply System infrastructure to the potential impacts of the current and future climate. The primary objective of this study was to identify the areas within the current design, construction, operation, and management of the UWSS, which are at an increased or decreased risk of failure and/or damage due to potential change in climatic conditions through the use of the Protocol and to make recommendations for remedial action and/or further study.ly system that is jointly owned by the Ontario municipalities of Leamington, Kingsville, Essex and Lakeshore.

Union Water Supply System (UWSS) report cover
Ontario
Consultant: 
Genivar – Markham ON