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Capital Regional District Residuals Treatment Facility

The Residuals Treatment Facility (RTF) project is a major component of the overall Wastewater Treatment Project for the Capital Regional District in Victoria, B.C., which includes the  core area municipalities of Victoria, Esquimalt, Saanich, Oak Bay, View Royal, Langford and Colwood, and the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.

The state-of-the-art facility will process 14,000 dry tonnes of residual solids from the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant and produce thermally dried Class A biosolids using anerobic digestion processes. The resulting biosolids could ultimately be used as an alternate fuel source.

Client
Capital Regional District

Consultant
Associated Engineering

Contract Type
Design-Build Finance Maintain Operate

Project Value
$127,000,000

Project Size
N/A

Duration
24 months

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Bird is part of the joint venture that was awarded the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance contract, and has been involved in all aspects of the project. Bird led the financing for this project, as well as undertaking the initial planning, design and construction management, environmental approvals, site safety, and quality control. As part of the rigorous site safety and quality control measures, there is regular monitoring of the water quality, and a stringent containment and spill planning and response plan specifically for the Residuals Treatment Facility.