Posted on September 25, 2023
Canadian Navigable Waters Act
Notice of Channel Dredging Works in the Kingcome River at the Mouth
The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation and B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy hereby gives notice that a submission has been added to the Navigable Waters Registry pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for public comment described herein and its site and plans.
Pursuant to paragraph 10(1)(b) of the said Act, the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation and B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy have deposited with the Minister of Transport, on the online Common Project Registry (http://cps.canada.ca/) and under registry number 8313, a description of the following work:
- The dredge area comprises the lower 1 km of the mainstem of the Kingcome River, directly upstream from where its delta meets Kingcome Inlet. The dredge area is 35m wide to provide passage for vessels plying the Kingcome River.
- The dredged material will be relocated to an area at least 35 metres deep at the mouth of the estuary.
- The project is located 5 kilometres downstream of the U’Kwa Nalis Village at and near the mouth of Kingcome River and 32 U’Kwa Nalis Rd, Kingcome Inlet, B.C V0N 2B0. Canadian Hydrographic Chart Number “3515-Knight Inlet”. Adjacent to and near Parcel PID 004-512-740, Parcel PID 010-064-770, Parcel Identification Number PIN 348420-Plan 18TU598, Regional District of Mount Waddington.
- Work is scheduled between November 15, 2023, and February 15, 2024, with contractor mobilization up to a week prior to and after those start and end dates.
Comments regarding the effect of this work on marine navigation can be sent through the Common Project Search site mentioned above under the Comment section (search by the above-referenced number) or if you do not have access to the internet, by sending your comments directly to: 778-943-6904 or at Amy.Vallarino@gov.bc.ca.
Note that comments will be considered only if they are received not later than 30 days after the publication of this notice.
Posted at Victoria, British Columbia this 20th day of September 2023.
Transport Canada (TC) will not make your comments on a project available to the public on the online public registry. However, any information related to a work is considered as unclassified public record and could be accessible upon legal request. As such, the information and records provided should not contain confidential or sensitive information. If you want to provide confidential or sensitive information that you think should not be made public, please contact TC before submitting it.
For more information, please contact
at 778-943-6904 or at Amy.Vallarino@gov.bc.ca