Maple Reinders today announced that Hartland Resource Management Group (HRMG), a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders PPP Ltd. is a partner, has been named Preferred Proponent for the Capital Regional District (CRD) Residuals Treatment Facility. The project will be delivered under a DBFOM* Public-Private Partnership (P3) model, with a 20-year operate and maintain period. The facility will incorporate the very latest and most reliable processes for stabilizing and drying biosolids. It comes as the result of a rigorous evaluation process led by the CRD and represents their final step in attaining advanced wastewater treatment.
The CRD Residuals Treatment Facility will treat residual solids from the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant and turn them into Class A biosolids, a high-quality by-product suitable for beneficial reuse, including as a source of renewable energy.
“Maple Reinders has been following the development of the CRD’s wastewater treatment strategy and is particularly enthused with this opportunity to play a role in its further realization”, said Maple Reinders’ Director of Infrastructure Development, Reuben Scholtens. “We are Canada’s most experienced water/wastewater contractor and the CRD Residuals Treatment Facility represents a major achievement for us and is our fourth environmental DBFOM P3 project in as many years. As the established national leader in this space, we will continue to focus on bringing value to municipalities through the shared risk approach enabled by the alternative project delivery model.”
The Residuals Treatment Facility is part of the CRD’s larger Wastewater Treatment Project, being built to meet both the federal and provincial governments’ December 31, 2020 requirement for secondary wastewater treatment. HRMG plans to start construction in the spring of 2018, with the project slated for completion at the end of 2020.