Wastewater treatment

Regional District of Nanaimo directors voted to increase the budget of the Chase River pump station upgrade project by close to $500,000 at their Sept. 27 board meeting. (News Bulletin file photo)

Faulty valve increases Chase River pump station upgrade project to $2.6 million

RDN board approves project budget increase of close to $500,000

 

Tofino expects to break ground on a $78 million sewage treatment facility this month. (Westerly file photo)

B.C. tourism mecca finally poised to stop pumping raw sewage into the ocean

Shovels expected to hit the ground this month on Tofino’s much-delayed $78M sewage treatment facility

 

Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam listens to a question during a news conference, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Ottawa. Dr. Theresa Tam says Canada’s public health agency is looking to make the most of Canada’s waste, and plans to sift through the sewage to test for and measure new health threats like monkeypox, polio, antimicrobial resistant organism and more. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadian wastewater surveillance expanding to new public health threats: Tam

The monkeypox disease comes from the same family of viruses that cause smallpox

 

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Due to heavy rains, untreated wastewater is being discharged at two sites in the Nanaimo area, says Regional District of Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)

Untreated sewage flowing into ocean in Nanaimo due to rain and pipe capacity limits

Departure Bay forcemain work resulting in reduced capacity, says Regional District of Nanaimo

Due to heavy rains, untreated wastewater is being discharged at two sites in the Nanaimo area, says Regional District of Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)
Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre. (Photo courtesy Regional District of Nanaimo/Multivista)

Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre upgrades resulting in better water samples

$82-million project to add secondary wastewater treatment was completed earlier this year

Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre. (Photo courtesy Regional District of Nanaimo/Multivista)
Don Bonner, RDN board director, left, Tyler Brown, RDN board chairperson, and Sean De Pol, RDN director of water and wastewater services, at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre April 6. (Shawn Wagar photo)

Nanaimo’s $82-million pollution control centre upgrade now complete

Wastewater treatment enhanced at RDN’s Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre

Don Bonner, RDN board director, left, Tyler Brown, RDN board chairperson, and Sean De Pol, RDN director of water and wastewater services, at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre April 6. (Shawn Wagar photo)
Regional District of Nanaimo wastewater services hopes the University of Victoria and Pani Energy can monitor wastewater for COVID-19. (News Bulletin file)

RDN hopes to participate in project to monitor for COVID-19 in wastewater

University of Victoria and Pani Energy project testing samples in capital region first

Regional District of Nanaimo wastewater services hopes the University of Victoria and Pani Energy can monitor wastewater for COVID-19. (News Bulletin file)