The City of Pickering initiated the Claremont Drainage Plan in February 2017 in order to complete a comprehensive analysis of the drainage system, identify deficiencies and develop a comprehensive drainage management strategy for the central area of the Hamlet of Claremont.

The study will be conducted in accordance with Approach #2 for Master Plans, as outlined in the Municipal Engineers Association’s, Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) (October 2000, amended 2007, 2011 and 2015).

The Study is intended to address the first two phases of the Master Plan Class EA process.

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Notice of Study Status - November 2019

Update - April 30, 2020 - As noted in the Notice of Study Status issued on November 29, 2019, the next step in the Claremont Drainage Plan was to prepare for a Public Information Centre, which was anticipated to be held in spring 2020. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, and in support of all levels of government’s efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19, the City of Pickering has decided to suspend work on the Claremont Drainage Plan. As a result, the Public Information Centre is being postponed until an in-person public meeting can be held, which will give the public an opportunity to offer their comments and present any anecdotal observations of drainage issues to the Study team.

If you have any questions or require any further information please contact Irina Marouchko, Senior Water Resources Engineer at