Project Type Liquid Waste
Project Status Construction
Project Area Esquimalt
Contracted To / Performed By Kenaidan Contracting Ltd.


The new Macaulay Point Pump Station pumps wastewater from western core area municipalities and the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations to the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant for tertiary treatment. The Macaulay Forcemain is the 1350mm diameter pipe that connects the Macaulay Point Pump Station to the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. was selected by the CRD through a competitive selection process to design and build the pump station and forcemain. Kenaidan has more than 30 years of experience building, modernizing, and expanding waterworks facilities within British Columbia and southern Ontario. Kenaidan is also the contractor selected to design, build and expand the Clover Point Pump Station.

Construction of the Macaulay Point Pump Station and Forcemain began in spring 2018 and is expected to be complete in fall 2020. 

The design for the new pump station considers its location on the waterfront, greatly improving the visual impact of the building and creating a park-like amenity for the community to enjoy. The new pump station will be mostly below-grade with one storey above ground and a pitched roof that slopes towards the ocean. The design applies Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles including a rain garden, native plants to reduce irrigation requirements, low-level lighting to minimize light pollution, and a green roof.

The waterfront trail will remain open to the public during construction and operation of the Macaulay Point Pump Station and Forcemain.

For more information about the Macaulay Point Pump Station and Forcemain, please review the information materials below:


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    Artist Rendering: Macaulay Point Pump Station - Click to view full size image

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Additional Information

Information Sheet

This project is being built as part of the Wastewater Treatment Project.