Wiarton Breakwater Replacement

Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Small Craft Harbours (SCH) intends to replace the breakwater pier at the Town Launch Ramp in Wiarton, ON also known as Bluewater Park Boat Launch. Wiarton is located on the west shore of Georgian Bay approximately 30 km northwest of Owen Sound.  

Overall the scope of the project includes:

  • Removal and disposal of the existing concrete sidewalk
  • Regrading the existing stone below the breakwater as well as adding new core stone to increase the crest height of the breakwater
  • Adjusting the existing armour stone and/or installing new armour stone to establish the new crest height and slope
  • Installing a reinforced concrete deck 


Latest update

July 20, 2022 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada Small Craft Harbours has issued it's Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.



Small Craft Harbours - Ontario & Prairie Region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Deirdre Connell, Environmental Advisor
867 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, Ontario L7S 1A1
Telephone: 905-975-8523
Email: deirdre.connell@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Wiarton Launch Ramp (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Small Craft Harbours, Ontario & Prairie Region
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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