Water and Wastewater Treatment

BROWN+STOREY’s architectural practice brings lessons learned in urban design to the challenges of modern water treatment plant design and retrofit, and to reconciling their location within growing and mature communities. We collaborate with engineers every day—not only to deliver high quality projects, but to support, communicate and celebrate engineering innovation and its value to cities and to public life.

Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Retrofits

City of Toronto

The City of Toronto’s Ashbridges Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant, Canada’s largest municipal wastewater facility, is undergoing a continuing series of upgrades, retrofits and expansions. Brown + Storey Architects Inc. are involved in a number of projects at Ashbridges, including refurbishment …

Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant Retrofits

City of Toronto

The Humber Wastewater Treatment Plant, is the City of Toronto’s second-largest wastewater facility, serving much of Etobicoke, York and North York from its site near the mouth of the Humber River. The Humber plant opened in 1960, and like the …

OPWA 2013 Project of the Year

Jack Darling Park / Lorne Park Water Treatment Plant Retrofit

City of Mississauga (2013)

Brown+Storey Architects worked with the project team to develop a highly innovative strategy for new additions to a ‘buried’ water treatment plant that is also part of the very popular Jack Darling Park in Mississauga.

Barrie Surface Water Treatment Plant


The site for the new City of Barrie Surface Water Treatment Plant and the Low Lift Pumping Station and Rain Water Intake is divided between two areas that are north of Big Bay Point Road, accessible from Royal Parkside Drive. …

West Brampton Pumping Station

Region of Peel (2010)

The West Brampton Pumping Station provides municipal water service to Northwest Brampton, an area of rapid expansion in the Region of Peel. When fully built-out, the pumping station will supply as many as 250,000 new residents, as was built as …

Maple Pumping Station

York Region (2008)

The Maple Pumping Station expansion took place in the context of York Region’s continuing growth and need to expand its water system. The situation of the Maple Pumping Station within an existing residential community required a design that responded to …

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