The BC Ministry of Environment has placed a mandate on Victoria’s Capital Regional District to plan and initiate secondary treatment for the region. A final plan must be in place by the end of 2009. The CRD is working toward providing cost effective, innovative and environmentally responsible wastewater treatment for its residents. The project will see upgrading of treatment practices in the Core Area (comprised of 7 municipalities) to account for the demands of increasing population. Considerations are taking place for presentative technologies that could be used, the number and size of plants, and the options for region-wide biosolids management and resource recovery.
Dwayne Kalynchuk is a Professional Engineer with over 27 years experience in local government. He has been a transportation consultant, a land developer in western Canada and has been General Manager of Environmental Services for the Capital Regional District in Victoria.
Currently Dwayne is Project Director for Core Area Wastewater Treatment, a project estimated at $1.0 billion and the largest of its kind in Canada.
In his presentation, Dwayne will discuss
- Wastewater Treatment Strategy
- Sustainability Initiatives
- Procurement Review and Potential Construction Schedule
Thursday, November 19, 2009