From Victoria News via Capital Daily (reproduced here due to health hazards):The Capital Regional District is advising residents to temporarily avoid swimming in multiple shorelines for the next couple of days.Construction on the Macaulay Point pump station will require wastewater to be discharged from the short outfall on June 22. People are asked to avoid entering… Continue reading Stay away from the sea water at these locations
The following information is posted for your information and individual participation. The Cadboro Bay Residents Association takes no position on this matter:From the Sewage Treatment Action Group:Re: Opportunity For Public Input On Production, Distribution, Sale, Storage, Use, And Land Application Of Biosolids. The Province is inviting British Columbians to review and provide feedback on a Policy… Continue reading Province invites input on sewage sludge treatment
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 7-9 pm at Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Rd, Saanich, BCThis is your opportunity to hear simple commonsense talk from experts and have your questions answered.Panel and Discussion Moderator: Ian JessopPanellists:Richard Atwell – Mayor of Saanich, Vice-Chair of the CRD’s Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee and of the Integrated Resource Management Task Force.Brian Grover… Continue reading Community Forum on Sewage Treatment
CBRA Director and Sewage Treatment Liaison Bill Dancer reports: Residents with an interest in the Sewage Project should go to the CRD’s Core Area Liquid Wastewater Management Committee Agenda for the 9th September and there, in the Agenda and its many attachments, you will find information on how the project will proceed now that decisions made will have… Continue reading Sewage treatment: update
Bill Dancer reports: Here is a brief summary of events at the meeting between the Eastside Committee and the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) on July 29th. I attended both and David (Langley) the 29th meeting only.On the 28th July, after lengthy robust discussion, the Eastside Committee came up with a short list of sites to… Continue reading Summary of meeting of Eastside & CALWMC, July 29.
CBRA director Bill Dancer reports on the outcome of the Council meeting of July 20, 2015: Watkiss Way Sewage Treatment Strategy. This concerned a parcel of privately owned land on Watkiss Way. At the 22nd June Saanich Council Meeting a motion to forward this parcel of land to the CRD for consideration as a site… Continue reading Saanich Council Meeting on sewage treatment options
Bill Dancer, the CBRA’s representative at the Eastside Wastewater Committee, reports on the salient recommendations emerging from the meeting held in the afternoon of July 15, 2015: That a centralised system in the Rock Bay area—serving just the Eastside or both Eastside and Westside—be forwarded to the Core Area Liquid Wastewater Management (CALWMC) for further… Continue reading Outcomes of July 15th Eastside Wastewater Committee Meeting
On Wednesday, June 24th, Eastside and Westside Select Committees held a Public Meeting at the Delta Inn Victoria, at which each group showed a number of options derived from all the public input to date. The Eastside provided six options, and the Westside eight options—all of which were based on siting, costs and community considerations. The purpose of… Continue reading Your input on Eastside sewage treatment options: final opp.
A proposal put forward by McElhanney Consulting Services suggests that the optimal solution to sewage treatment in the CRD is a single-site solution on Watkiss Way, which would eliminate the need for a dual pipeline corridor between separate facilities and optimize the use of existing collection systems. The proposal, encapsulated in a PDF presentation, has been forwarded… Continue reading Watkiss Way Waste Management & Agricultural Strategy
Bill Dancer, one of the new members of the CBRA board of directors, reports from the Eastside Community Dialogue meetings of May 30 and 31:Public input was sought to whittle down the 38 specific sites for sewage treatment that had been forwarded by the municipalities of Victoria, Oak Bay and Saanich, to identify other perspective sites, and to… Continue reading Outcome of first Eastside Community Dialogue meetings