The first P3 project for municipal wastewater treatment in Canada, the Lac La Biche project involved the design, build (including procurement) and operation of a new 4,500m³/day Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) wastewater treatment facility, in addition to a new lift station and forcemain the County of Lac la Biche in northern Alberta.
Maple Reinders built a completely new facility that included a liftstation, septage receiver, screening room, bioreactors, digestors, deep bed sand filter and other treatment accessories.
Stringent protocols needed to be followed on this project to adhere to the environmental conditions that needed to be met before treated effluent could be discharged to the navigable waters of Field Lake.
Maple Reinders was contracted to construct a pump station for Metro Vancouver, which at the time was the largest municipal water pump station in the province. The pump station conveys water to the District of Maple Ridge and parts of Surrey and Langley, providing water to more than 2.1 million residents.
The Port Granby WWTP, part of the larger Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) group of projects, is the only plant of its kind in Canada, providing a safe and long-term management solution for historic low-level radioactive waste and marginally contaminated soil in the Municipalities of Port Hope and Clarington.