The Review Newspaper

Watermain replacement on Kenyon Street East in Alexandria to start on August 21

North Glengarry township employees will start to work on replacing a watermain located on Kenyon Street East, between County Road 34 and Bishop Street, in Alexandria on August 21. A small section of Dominion Street South, from Kenyon Street to Centre Street will also be impacted.

This project will begin with the removal of the hardtop, followed by digging up and replacing the existing, four-inch ductile iron pipes, with six-inch PVC pipes. Residents may see an increase in water pressure, once the system is restored.

During the construction project, numerous large trucks will be on site and the area may be dusty as a result of the digging.

Temporary water lines will be installed to reach the affected residences. Residents who are affected may remain under a water-boil advisory for the duration of this project, which is expected to last between two and six weeks. During this time, it will remain safe to use the water for cleaning and washing purposes.

Affected roads will remain closed to traffic throughout the duration of this project and will only be accessible to local residents.

While you are here, we have a small ask.

More people are reading The Review than ever before — across our many platforms. So far, we have not put up a paywall to limit the stories you can read. We want to keep you in the news loop. But advertising revenues are increasingly going to the big two: you know who they are. If you value The Review’s independent, local community journalism, or you value the many ways we support dozens of community organizations in their endeavours, consider supporting our work. It takes time, effort and professional smarts to stay on top of community news and present well-researched, objective news articles on issues which matter to you.

If you read stories on this website, or you have come here from an Instant Article post on Facebook, think about subscribing. It would be a vote of confidence for the work that we do, and for the future well-being of your community.

Subscribe today?