Wastewater treatment

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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Valve left open causes Olympic-sized pool of waste to spill from Mission sewage project

In 11 hours, 2.5 million litres of waste escaped

 

Staff at the CVRD have been tasked to write a report for the board after neighbours of the Mill Springs wastewater treatment plant raised concerns that they have been given almost no information from the district about the ongoing upgrades at the plant. (File photo)
Staff at the CVRD have been tasked to write a report for the board after neighbours of the Mill Springs wastewater treatment plant raised concerns that they have been given almost no information from the district about the ongoing upgrades at the plant. (File photo)