Construction notice: Verney water tower upgrades

Painting and safety upgrades

Notice date: May 2, 2018

About the project

The City is undertaking maintenance work at the Verney water tower including removing the existing coating of paints, repainting the interior and exterior of the tank, upgrading the tower safety systems, and installing new pipes and valves.

Work is being completed by BGL Contractors Corp.

Construction schedule

Construction will take place from early May until October 2018, weather permitting.

Minor traffic impacts

There are no closures or lane reductions on adjacent roadways. It is anticipated that there will be increased construction vehicle traffic to the site.  Smaller staff vehicles will use the Verney Street entrance at 36 Verney Street to access the site.  Larger construction vehicles including materials deliveries will access the site via the construction site access on Exhibition Street between Verney Street and Division Street.

Pedestrian access

There is no impact to pedestrian access to adjacent streets during this construction project.

City services

There will be no interruption to any City services during construction. Waste collection will not be affected. Please continue to place your green, blue and grey carts at the curb, as per your regular schedule.

Map of construction area

Verney Water Tower construction area

The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation during this important construction project. Any updates will be posted on

For more information

Patricia Quackenbush, Project Manager
Water Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2110