Multiple significant housing developments have been built in the Williams Lake Watershed in the past 20 years, many of which have altered natural water courses. The amount of development has had a severe effect on Williams Lake. A tipping point has been reached. Any further development would likely push the lake past its capacity to survive.
HALIFAX-April 2, 2021– On March 23 representatives of the WLCC met with Cesar Saleh of WM Fares Group and Ray Landry, a civil engineer with SDMM. Mr. Saleh explained to the WLCC that the Fares Group is advising RC Jane Properties, the owner and developer of 48-50 Sambro Road.
What connects the Long Lake Village on Dunbrack Street in Spryfield with the Shaw Wilderness Park on the Purcells Cove Road? The Catamaran Ponds.
“A tipping point has been reached. Any further development would likely push the lake past its capacity to survive as a lake.”
The Purcell’s Cove Backlands are a “Flyway Corridor” for raptors and many other migrating birds, coming back to the Williams Lake area.