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The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the public of hydrant flushing/watermain cleaning activities in the following areas:

Area:
• On Waterloo Rd. from Algonquin Blvd. W to Vimy Ave. and will be conducting flow testing in this area.

Time of Disruption:
• Friday, June 14, 2024, starting at 8:00am

Homeowners and businesses may experience short-term loss in water pressure or experience brown or rust-coloured water following the testing. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with the discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should this occur, it is advised to turn off your tap for 10-20 minutes in order to allow the crew to complete the test. Once the test is complete and the work crew has left the area, turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually the tap on your laundry tub) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this necessary process, and advise that if there are any questions, concerns or requests for additional information, they may contact the Service Timmins at 705-264-1331.

Posted by Sara Perron  On Jun 12, 2024 at 1:30 PM
  

The Terry Fox Trail will be closed between Dalton Rd. and the Bannerman Tennis Courts effective Friday, June 07, 2024. 

Repaving of the popular city trail is part of this year's Pavement Project and will begin with removal of the existing asphalt. 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Posted by Amanda Dyer  On Jun 07, 2024 at 10:33 AM
  

City Council has approved the installation of a temporary stop sign on Sixth Ave. at Birch St. N. to assist with speed reduction and traffic flow. 

The City's Traffic Dept. will install the temporary sign on Friday, June 7, 2024 between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Once the sign is installed, motorists traveling on Sixth Ave. will be required to come to a complete stop before proceeding. The intersection will act as a 4-way stop. The first vehicle to enter has the right-of-way at a four-way stop. If two or more cars stop at the same time, right-of-way goes to the vehicle on the right.

Posted by Amanda Dyer  On Jun 06, 2024 at 3:53 PM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the public of hydrant flushing/watermain cleaning activities in the following areas:

Areas:
Timmins South: Starting on Algonquin Blvd. East heading South from Mountjoy St. South to Vipond Rd.

South Porcupine: starting at Harold Ave. heading South from Legion Dr. to Huot St. including Connaught Hill.

Time of Disruption:
May 30, 2024, to June 29, 2024, between 7:30am–6:00pm

Homeowners and businesses may experience short-term loss in water pressure or experience brown or rust-coloured water. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with the discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should you see discoloured water, it is advised to turn off your tap for 10-20 minutes in order to allow the crew to complete the test. Once the test is complete and the work crew has left the area, turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this necessary process and advise that if there are any concerns or requests for additional information, they may contact the Service Timmins at 705-264-1331.

Posted by Sara Perron  On May 30, 2024 at 8:42 AM
  

City-wide pressure and hydrant flow testing is starting Wednesday, May 29, 2024. This is part of the City’s Infrastructure Needs Study.

On the dates listed below, homeowners and businesses in the included areas may experience short-term loss in water pressure or experience brown or rust-coloured water following the testing. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with the discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry.

Pressure Testing schedule 2024

If you experience discoloured water, it is advised to turn off your tap for 10-20 minutes in order to allow the crew to complete the test. Once the test is complete and the work crew has left the area, turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

The testing period is scheduled between May 29 to June 4, 2024.


Posted by Amanda Dyer  On May 28, 2024 at 4:27 PM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the public of hydrant flushing/flow testing activities around the following addresses:

Areas:

Mountjoy
2318 Riverside Dr.
62 St-Jean St.

Timmins North
670 Airport Rd.
159 Toke St.
503 Pine St. N.
940-1012 Maclean Dr.

Timmins South
303 Spruce St. South
107 Wilson Ave.

Schumacher
34 Dwyer Ave.
1645 Goldmine Rd.

South Porcupine
3 Strachan Ave.
213 Queen St.

Date & Time of Disruption:
May 28, 2024, to June 5, 2024, between 7:30am-8:00pm

Homeowners and businesses may experience short-term loss in water pressure or experience brown or rust-coloured water. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with the discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should you see discoloured water, it is advised to turn off your tap for 10-20 minutes in order to allow the crew to complete the test. Once the test is complete and the work crew has left the area, turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this necessary process and advise that if there are any concerns or requests for additional information, they may contact the Service Timmins at 705-264-1331.

Posted by Sara Perron  On May 28, 2024 at 3:05 PM
  

Timmins, ON – City of Timmins Public Works is declaring changes to the street sweeping schedule for the week of May 11, 2024.

Areas being affected and re-scheduled this week are: Schumacher-Father Costello Dr., Vipond.

We are disrupting street sweeping operations due to mechanical and equipment issues.

The areas that were scheduled for street sweeping and are cancelled this week will be re-scheduled for next week.

We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Posted by Becky Cashmore  On May 16, 2024 at 7:51 AM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the public of a water main valve replacement, which will cause a temporary water service disruption, in the following area:

Area:
On Belanger Ave. between Rea St. South & Preston St.

Date & Time of Disruption:
May 15, 2024 – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Homeowners and/or businesses within the area might experience water service disruptions which can include but not limited to no water, low pressure and/or discoloured water. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should the water be discoloured, it is advised to turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

Road closure within this area might last longer than the estimated date and time of disruption once the repair is made.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this work.

Posted by Sara Perron  On May 15, 2024 at 9:20 AM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the Public of hydrant flushing/watermain cleaning activities in the following areas.

• Area:

Flushing fire hydrants in the Lonergan Blvd. area

• Time of Disruption:

May 14, 2024, at 8:00am-8:00pm

Homeowners and businesses may experience short-term loss in water pressure or experience brown or rust-coloured water following the testing. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with the discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should this occur, it is advised to turn off your tap for 10-20 minutes in order to allow the crew to complete the test. Once the test is complete and the work crew has left the area, turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this necessary process.

Posted by Sara Perron  On May 14, 2024 at 8:56 AM
  

The City of Timmins Environmental Services department wishes to advise the Public of hydrant flushing/watermain cleaning activities in the following areas.

Area 1:

 City crews will be flushing fire hydrants in Timmins South Area starting at Mattagami Blvd. South & Algonquin Blvd. West heading East to Mountjoy St. South.

• Area 2:

City crews will be flushing fire hydrants in Timmins South Area starting at Moneta Ave. heading East into Schumacher and will be flushing all hydrants in Schumacher Area.

• Time of Disruption: May 13, 2024 until June 13, 2024

 

Homeowners and businesses may experience short-term loss in water pressure or experience brown or rust-coloured water following the testing. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with the discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should this occur, it is advised to turn off your tap for 10-20 minutes in order to allow the crew to complete the test. Once the test is complete and the work crew has left the area, turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this necessary process, and advise that if there are any questions, concerns or requests for additional information, they may contact the Service Timmins at 705-264-1331. After-hours emergencies should be directed to 705-264-1201.


Posted by Cyndee Villeneuve  On May 10, 2024 at 2:45 PM
  

Timmins, ON - City of Timmins Public Works is declaring changes to the street sweeping schedule for the week of May 4, 2024.

Areas being affected and re-scheduled this week are:

Park Street, Acres, Father Costello, Grant, Les Hall, McIntyre, Battochio, Hollinger Lane, Dwyer, Vipond

We are disrupting street sweeping operations to supply additional resources to repair potholes as required to comply with the Minimum Maintenance Standards (“MMS”) Ontario Regulation 239/02.

We are asking residents to use caution while driving in the areas where pothole crews are performing repairs.

The areas that were scheduled for street sweeping and are cancelled this week will be re-scheduled for next week.

We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Posted by Becky Cashmore  On May 07, 2024 at 3:08 PM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department Waste Management Division, wishes to inform the public that due to multiple breakdowns waste and recycling in the following areas will be ongoing or postponed to tomorrow morning.

Areas:
Rural Areas West of Shirley St

Rescheduled Pick Up Date:
7:30AM on Thursday May 2, 2024

City staff apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time.

Posted by Sara Perron  On May 01, 2024 at 4:14 PM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department - Waste Management Division, wishes to advise the public of a delay and rescheduling of waste and recycling pick up in the east end of town. Due to the road closure on Highway 101 East, we will be postponing pick up for Friday Morning April 26, 2024, for the following areas:

Areas:
Residents East of Frederick House Lake Rd
Connaught

Rescheduled Pick Up Date:
7:30AM on Friday April 26, 2024

City staff apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time.

Posted by Sara Perron  On Apr 25, 2024 at 11:29 AM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the public of a scheduled water infrastructure maintenance of the Standpipe (Water Tower) that may affect the color of water within the following areas:

Areas:
Tower Rd. & Brunette Rd. Area

Date and Time of Disruption:
April 25, 2024, from 8:00PM till April 30, 2024

The maintenance activities at the Hollinger Standpipe (Water Tower) will include the draining of the standpipe to allow for inspections and cleaning. During the draining of the standpipe water may accumulate in low lying areas within the Hollinger Park.

All homes and businesses in the affected area could experience coloured water and/or lower water pressure during this schedule water maintenance. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with the discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should this occur, it is advised to turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the colour has returned to normal.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this work.

Posted by Sara Perron  On Apr 23, 2024 at 3:44 PM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the public of a water main break, which can cause temporary water service disruptions, in the following area:

Area:
Bristol Rd. between 100 Bristol Rd. & Hwy. 101 East.

Date & Time of Disruption:
April 22, 2024 – 8:00am – 6:00pm

Homeowners and/or businesses within the area might experience water service disruptions which can include but not limited to no water, low pressure and/or discoloured water. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should the water be discoloured, it is advised to turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

Road closure within this area might last longer than the estimated date and time of disruption once the repair is made.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this work.

Posted by Sara Perron  On Apr 22, 2024 at 9:53 AM
  

The City of Timmins, Environmental Services Department wishes to advise the public of a water main break, which can cause temporary water service disruptions, in the following area:

Area:
On Bonaventure Dr. between Meadow Ln and Shirley St S

Date & Time of Disruption:
April 18, 2024 – 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Homeowners and/or businesses within the area might experience water service disruptions which can include but not limited to no water, low pressure and/or discoloured water. It is recommended not to drink or wash laundry with discoloured water. While it is not harmful to your health, it can stain laundry. Should the water be discoloured, it is advised to turn on the COLD water tap closest to the source (usually your laundry tub tap) and let it run for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the water colour has returned to normal.

Road closure within this area might last longer than the estimated date and time of disruption once the repair is made.

City staff would like to thank residents for their patience and cooperation during this work.

Posted by Sara Perron  On Apr 18, 2024 at 8:33 AM
  

Whitney-Tisdale Pump Station #2 raw overflow

Address: 57 Evans Street

Start date: April 12, 2024

Start time: 8:40am

End date: April 13, 2024

End time: 0:14

Volume by-passed: 3952.41 m3


Posted by Cyndee Villeneuve  On Apr 15, 2024 at 8:59 AM
  

Mattagami Water Pollution Control Plant Secondary Bypass Bypass

Address: 551 Airport Road

Start date: April 12, 2024

Start time: 9:37 am

End date: April 13, 2024

End time: 13:15

Volume by-passed: 17,521.5 m3


Posted by Cyndee Villeneuve  On Apr 15, 2024 at 8:56 AM
  

Whitney-Tisdale Pump Station #1 Raw Overflow

Address: 220 Goldrush St.

Start date: April 12, 2024

Start time: 10:27am

End date: April 12, 2024

End time: 20:45

Volume by-passed: 2994.9 m3


Posted by Cyndee Villeneuve  On Apr 15, 2024 at 8:50 AM
  

Mattagami Water Pollution Control Plant RSPS raw overflow

Address: 551 Airport Road

Start date: April 12, 2024

Start time: 12:42pm

End date: April 12, 2024

End time: 17:30

Volume by-passed: 3007.918 m3


Posted by Cyndee Villeneuve  On Apr 15, 2024 at 8:48 AM
  
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