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Surface Water Resources

Surface Water Resources

Skelton Brumwell & Associates offers specialized services for water resource analysis in rural and urban environments for the aggregate industry, private development and municipal clients. Our project experience throughout Southern Ontario has lead to a familiarization with hydrological matters associated with watershed studies, interference assessment of water resource features, mobile-bed fluviology, stream classification, thermal impact assessment, drought flow (7Q20) determination, estimation of threshold flow for protection of aquatic habitat, assessing maximum water taking rates, water balance and sustainability, hydrometric and climate monitoring, hydrologic and hydraulic modelling, flourescent dye tracing and stormwater management quality and quantity control.

In addition we facilitate Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECA) for Surface Water Category 2 and 3 Permits to Take Water (PTTW) and Industrial Sewage Works (Discharge Permits), undertake designs for river re-alignment and restorations, channel and shoreline erosion controls, pipeline water crossings, drainage and flood management channels, hydraulic jump stilling basins, and vertical drop structures, industrial wash ponds and stormwater ponds, and implement automated climate station equipment and data logger installations.

Surface Water Resource Expertise

  • Water Balance & Sustainability
  • Hydrometric & Climate Monitoring
  • Stream Classification
  • Drought Flow Determination
  • Creek Threshold Assessment
  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modelling
  • Discharge ECA (Formerly C of A)
  • Surface Water Permits to Take Water
  • Scoped Hydrological Assessment
  • Interference Assessment on Surface Water Features
  • Drainage & Flood Management Works
  • Mobile-Bed Fluviology
  • Stormwater Management Studies
  • Expert Testimony

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Project Gallery

Bradford Sports Dome – 10th Sideroad

Bradford Sports Dome – 10th Sideroad

Design of site grading, servicing and parking for a new air supported athletic facility developed through a public-private partnership. The development included an on-site stormwater management wet pond facility to meet requirements of the Ministry of the Environment, Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority, Town of Bradford and the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan.

Braeside Quarry Expansion - County of Renfrew

Braeside Quarry Expansion – County of Renfrew

Hydrological Investigative Report assessing impacts on surface water resources due to increased discharge, reduced drainage areas and potential interception of seepage.

Georgian College - Barrie, Bracebridge and Midland

Georgian College – Barrie, Bracebridge and Midland

Stormwater Management Report, Engineering Design, Site Inspection and Contract Administration for site grading stormwater quality and quantity controls for parking lots.

Georgian Village LTC – Edward Street - Penetanguishene

Georgian Village LTC – Edward Street – Penetanguishene

Responsible for the design of site grading and municipal site services, including an on-site stormwater quality / quantity wet pond designed to meet MOE Enhanced level of treatment. The design of the pond was completed to form an attractive amenity feature for the site as well as providing protection for the environment.

Graham Pit - Township of Minden Hills

Graham Pit – Township of Minden Hills

Hydrologic Report assessing impacts of reduced flow from extraction on two adjacent wetlands.

Harwich Pit - Chatham, Ontario

Harwich Pit – Chatham, Ontario

PTTW (Category 2) application and Scoped Hydrology Report justifying 240,000 Litres/day taking from a lake.

Patterson Quarry - Town of Huntsville

Patterson Quarry – Town of Huntsville

PTTW (Category 2) application and Scoped Hydrology Report justifying 320,000 Litres/day taking from 4th order watercourse and Annual Water Taking Report.

Simcoe County Administration Building Expansion - Springwater Township

Simcoe County Administration Building Expansion – Springwater Township

Stormwater Management Report, Engineering Design, Site Inspection and Contract Administration for site grading, stormwater (OGS) quality and quantity (infiltration system) controls for 3 large parking lots.

Bradford Sports Dome – 10th SideroadBraeside Quarry Expansion - County of RenfrewGeorgian College - Barrie, Bracebridge and MidlandGeorgian Village LTC – Edward Street - PenetanguisheneGraham Pit - Township of Minden HillsHarwich Pit - Chatham, OntarioPatterson Quarry - Town of HuntsvilleSimcoe County Administration Building Expansion - Springwater Township


 

What’s New!

June 15, 2017

Skelton, Brumwell & Associates Inc. is seeking an experienced Civil Engineering Technologist to join our team. Visit
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May 15, 2017

Welcome Gary Pritchard to the Skelton Brumwell Team!


Gary Pritchard is Senior Aquatic Ecologist. He has 14 years of experience in a supervisory role performing aquatic assessments including fish density and community surveys, spawning assessment, aquatic monitoring with the use of radio and hydro-acoustic telemetry, species at risk/biodiversity studies, fish health investigations surrounding industry practices, traditional ecological knowledge documentation, habitat suitability monitoring and critical habitat delineation, as well as environmental monitoring and modelling with the use of aquatic macro-invertebrates.
In the past, Gary has had the privilege to work on behalf of first nations peoples throughout Ontario. Gary has worked with the Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre. Through community involvement and participation, Gary was able to design and implement fisheries management strategies alongside building capacity within the communities.
Gary has successfully collaborated with many stakeholder groups, researchers, institutes, government agencies and First Nation communities and political organizations to address environmental concerns and identify practical solutions to fisheries or environmental related issues. Gary also serves as a technical advisor and professor at 2 post-secondary institutes within Ontario.


January 26, 2016

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