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merrill crescent Wastewater treatment facility

Merrill Crescent Wastewater Treatment FacilityLocated on Merrill Road off Francis Peninsula Road in Pender Harbour
D.L. 1362 Facility installed by Developer - Date of installation unknown.

There are 14 properties fronting the system.

Min of W L A & P Permit # Date issued: N/A - Under Health Regulation.
Permitted Allowable Discharge: N/A - accept and treat discharge from 14 homes.
Permitted effluent quality: BOD & TSS N/A.

This Facility is a Sequencing Batch Reactor – Activated Sludge - Discharge to Disposal Field.
The Facility and Operations Permit was turned over to the SCRD 1990.

Small sewer treatment systems are sensitive and flushing harmful contaminants or non-biodegradable materials can interrupt the treatment process. To be kind to your sewer treatment plant and reduce costs of maintenance, please read the instructions provided on what or what not to flush.


During the Summer of 2021, the SCRD engaged a contractor to perform a replacement feasibility study for the Merrill Crescent Wastewater Facility. The study assessed the current performance of the system and provided recommendations for repairs, upgrades or replacements if required. The study can be found HERE.

Utility rate update for 2021

  • Frontage fee increase of $100 from $226.71 (2020) to $326.71 (2021)
  • Wastewater user fee decrease of $76.18 from $1,739.43 (2020) to $1,663.25 (2021)
  • As of November 2020, the balance of the capital reserve fund for Merrill Crescent is $436

Total increase for 2021: $23.82

Further information on recent upgrades to the Merrill Crescent facility can be found by clicking here.

Capital Funding Information Session

  1. Watch on YouTube (
  2. Review: Area A - Merrill Crescent Wastewater 2020 Summer Update

A review of wastewater service utility rates is currently underway. Learn more here:

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