Consistent Excellence

The same great level of service, wherever and whoever you are

Based in Toronto, the WJ Groundwater Canada Team put 100% of their resources and efforts since 2016 executing the largest dewatering project in the country. The Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (ECLRT) project consists of 19.7 km of light rail transit running along Eglinton Avenue from Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy in the east. The project has been designed and constructed by Crosslinx Transit Solutions Contractors (Crosslinx) and WJs focus has been dewatering the tunnels and stations of the underground (most difficult) part of the project..

In late 2019 we started to reach out to GCs and Developers in Ontario to get on their tender lists for projects that require dewatering. Our intention has been to meet and get to know all the GCs Project Managers, Estimators and Executives in Canada that could potentially use our services – WJ prefers taking a more personal approach to client development and we offer our dewatering engineering expertise on a probono basis as a part of this process.

With our unique dewatering methods, procedures and equipment designed for use in combination with tunnelling and our experience of working within constricted urban construction sites we are working with Developers and their Contractors to provide solutions to the complex dewatering needs of the High Rise space. The reception has been so successful we have increased our business by 100% over 2019 mostly due to new High Rise projects.

With a team of around 40 people of Managers, Engineers, Designers, Electricians, Drillers and Dewatering Operatives and a toolkit of specialist equipment procured locally and from within the WJ Group we have the resources capable to undertake the largest station excavations in difficult ground conditions comprising closely layered silts, sands and clays.

We encourage our GC and Engineering clients and partners to leverage our engineering expertise in groundwater as early as possible in any project that requires dewatering – we can even help you win a bid on a project that is challenging from a dewatering perspective – if you call us early in the process.

A Global Presence with Shared Values

Our parent company, WJ Group, are a UK based water management experts combining global reach with local engineering expertise and an impressive track record, implementing some of the most challenging projects that required dewatering worldwide. Over the last 30 years we have grown to be global organization that shares expertise, equipment and resources between our offices and operations in the UK, Poland, Canada, Israel, Turkey, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, and Kuwait.

Whether you are a small local company or an international organisation, you can be assured of receiving the same level of excellent quality service backed by decades of expertise.

WJ Canada

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Meet the Team

WJ Canada’s team is comprised of highly skilled individuals with a wealth of expertise. All our staff come from a background of engineering excellence.

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A global leader in water management

WJ Canada is part of the WJ Group, a leading global organisation dedicated to delivering service excellence based on local expertise. Visit the WJ Group website to find out more about the locations we serve.

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Don't just take our word for it

  • WJ Groundwater has successfully completed the Dewatering works for the new building project at Ontario Tech in Oshawa. Although WJ had vast experience with transit projects in the province this was one of their firsts ICI project. Through the project, WJ Groundwater’ level of service and commitment to the success of the project was impressive. Their focus on the client was maintained from business development, through construction and service delivery, and continued beyond the completion of the project. WJ’s workforce acted professionally and efficiently and did not sacrifice safety, while their response time for concerns of any scale was truly exceptional and consistent. This project was performed to the complete satisfaction of Eastern Construction Company Limited. Eastern Construction Company Limited looks forward to working with WJ in the future ad would recommend them highly to anyone requiring dewatering services.

    Dean Walker Director – Ontario Tech, Eastern Construction Company Ltd
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