Arbutus Attenuation Tank Commissioning

Jul 15, 2021

Beginning the week of July 19, some work on the Arbutus Attenuation Tank may cause an increase in noise and odour in the area around Haro Woods.

The Arbutus Attenuation Tank is in the commissioning and testing phase. Final remediation of a manhole, operational fill testing, and odour control testing is beginning the week of July 19. These activities have the potential to cause a temporary increase in noise and odour.

Once work is complete, the Arbutus Attenuation Tank will be equipped with odour controls and will be used to temporarily store wastewater flows during high volume storm events to reduce the number of sewer overflows along the coastline. Work on the tank is expected to be complete this summer with landscaping and restoration of the site continuing into the fall of 2021.

You can learn more about the Core Area Wastewater Treatment System here.