CRD sewage

Esquimalt council voted to move forward with waterfront changes. (Black Press Media File Photo).

Esquimalt council approves building, dog areas for Gorge Park

$7 million in funding for waterfront improvements goes to multipurpose building and dog park

Esquimalt council voted to move forward with waterfront changes. (Black Press Media File Photo).
Crews worked in the Colquitz River from Aug. 26 to 28 before work was halted due to sediment contamination. (Photo courtesy Dorothy Chambers)

Work to resume in Colquitz River after sediment contamination in August

Night work to take place this week as wastewater treatment project continues

Crews worked in the Colquitz River from Aug. 26 to 28 before work was halted due to sediment contamination. (Photo courtesy Dorothy Chambers)
The sewage treatment plant at McLaughlin Point in Esquimalt is seeing rising costs. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Sewage treatment plant in Esquimalt sees rising costs

A staff report to the CRD shows rising costs for wastewater treatment project

The sewage treatment plant at McLaughlin Point in Esquimalt is seeing rising costs. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
LETTER: Capital Regional District needs to see trees as an invaluable resources

LETTER: Capital Regional District needs to see trees as an invaluable resources

We are grateful to hear that the CRD and Saanich now believe…

  • Dec 11, 2018
LETTER: Capital Regional District needs to see trees as an invaluable resources
(Black Press file photo)

Work scheduled to start in October on latest Clover Point wastewater project

Another wastewater contract headed down the pipe

  • Sep 21, 2018
(Black Press file photo)
A series of cranes hold sections of a 3,000-foot sewer pipe in slings along Niagara Street in James Bay on Tuesday. The pipe was being pulled inch by inch from the site of the wastewater treatment plant at McCaulay Point in Esquimalt, through an underwater tunnel in Victoria Harbour, with the help of the cranes and other heavy equipment. It will eventually be connected to another pipe that will be buried along Dallas Road, coming from the expanded Clover Point pump station. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

WATCH: Sewage pipe makes slow journey toward the ocean

940-metre pipe a key piece of CRD wastewater treatment project

A series of cranes hold sections of a 3,000-foot sewer pipe in slings along Niagara Street in James Bay on Tuesday. The pipe was being pulled inch by inch from the site of the wastewater treatment plant at McCaulay Point in Esquimalt, through an underwater tunnel in Victoria Harbour, with the help of the cranes and other heavy equipment. It will eventually be connected to another pipe that will be buried along Dallas Road, coming from the expanded Clover Point pump station. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Members of the Capital Regional District environmental services committee discussed a proposal to end the current integrated resource management (IRM) process, which aimed to bring the processing of various waste streams, including sewage biosolids, into one facility at Hartland. In a split vote, the committee approved the idea of separating the processing elements, and the CRD board later approved the recommendation. crd.bc.ca

CRD board votes to end integrated waste procurement process

Separating the processing of the region’s waste streams to be pursued, possibly still at Hartland

Members of the Capital Regional District environmental services committee discussed a proposal to end the current integrated resource management (IRM) process, which aimed to bring the processing of various waste streams, including sewage biosolids, into one facility at Hartland. In a split vote, the committee approved the idea of separating the processing elements, and the CRD board later approved the recommendation. crd.bc.ca
Sewage lines and cycle path proposed by CRD for Dallas Road. (Photo courtesy of CRD)

CRD to hear from public this week on Dallas Road aspects of sewage project

Regional district hosting two community consultation meetings this week

Sewage lines and cycle path proposed by CRD for Dallas Road. (Photo courtesy of CRD)
The Gorge Waterway was contaminated this past summer from septic tanks that spilled into Esquimalt’s storm water drains. The Township is beginning to address its options for preventing sewage and storm water lines from co-mingling. News files

Fixing Esquimalt’s sewage, storm drain cross contamination could cost millions

Property owners and municipality expected to share costs of solution

The Gorge Waterway was contaminated this past summer from septic tanks that spilled into Esquimalt’s storm water drains. The Township is beginning to address its options for preventing sewage and storm water lines from co-mingling. News files
Preliminary designs for the Capital Regional District’s Clover Point Pump Station area include new washrooms and upgraded public gathering spaces. (Image courtesy CRD)

Clover Point amenities plan for sewage line projects 50 parking spots lost

New bike path proposed to be built on top of Dallas Road sewer line

Preliminary designs for the Capital Regional District’s Clover Point Pump Station area include new washrooms and upgraded public gathering spaces. (Image courtesy CRD)
Capital Regional District directors and staff will visit sewage treatment processing facilities in Europe next month as a way to learn more about integrated resource management strategies. File photo

CRD to send directors, staff to Europe to tour liquid waste processing facilities

Estimated cost $8,500 per person, five people approved for October trip

Capital Regional District directors and staff will visit sewage treatment processing facilities in Europe next month as a way to learn more about integrated resource management strategies. File photo