• CALWMC Takes Key Steps Forward with Wastewater Treatment Planning Process

    Aug 14, 2015
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) made three important decisions this week that will provide guidance on its work going forward on costing options in the coming months. The CALWMC has secured technical support to conduct detailed analysis and engineering work, selected six individuals to the Technical Oversite Panel, and chosen a Fairness and Transparency Advisor.
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  • Wastewater Commission Moves to Scale Back Operations

    Jul 31, 2015
    Media Release: Following the Core Area Wastewater Treatment Program Commission (formerly Seaterra Commission) meeting today, Brenda Eaton, Commission Chair, announced that several steps have been completed to scale back operations and reduce costs as the Capital Regional District continues its planning work to find a new solution to wastewater treatment for the seven core municipalities.
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  • Royal Colwood Golf Club Considered as Possible Wastewater Treatment Site

    Jul 16, 2015
    Media Release: The Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Westside Select Commitee) has received a letter from the Royal Colwood Golf Club offering a three-acre parcel of land for consideration as a possible wastewater treatment site.
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  • Public Input Sought on Wastewater Treatment Options

    Jun 25, 2015
    Media Release: The Eastside and Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committees (Eastside and Westside Select Committees) are encouraging the public to weigh in on potential wastewater treatment options. Option sets for both the Eastside and Westside Select Committees were presented to the public at an open house last night (June 24) where an estimated 400 people were in attendance.
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  • Westside Solutions Announces Potential Wastewater Treatment Sites

    Jun 18, 2015
    Media Release: Westside Solutions (the Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee), today announced the location of 20 potential wastewater treatment sites in the westside communities. These sites represent the full list of potential sites developed through technical analysis.
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  • Privately Owned Sites for Sewage Treatment Welcome until June 24

    Jun 05, 2015
    Media Release: In mid-May the Eastside Select Committee released technically feasible sites for wastewater treatment. As part of this process, the municipal councils of Saanich and Victoria identified technically feasible sites on private property.
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  • Have your Say at Wastewater Workshops This Weekend – All Welcome

    May 28, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Eastside Select Committee) is hosting two full day workshops to gather detailed input from the public on site selection and desired outcomes for wastewater treatment for Victoria, Saanich and Oak Bay.
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  • Details for Potential Eastside Wastewater Treatment Sites Released

    May 22, 2015
    Media Release: More information is now available to help the public offer informed input on the technically feasible wastewater treatment sites in Saanich, Oak Bay and Victoria.
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  • Eastside Select Committee Presents List of Potential Wastewater Treatment Sites

    May 12, 2015
    Media Release: Today, the Eastside Select Committee, which includes the City of Victoria, the District of Oak Bay and the District of Saanich, presented a long list of potential wastewater treatment sites that are “technically feasible”. Each municipality has brought forward potential sites as part of a comprehensive public engagement process that will end with selection of a site or sites early this summer where a wastewater treatment plant or plants will be built.
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  • Eastside Community Dialogues on Wastewater Treatment

    May 06, 2015
    Information Bulletin: The Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee hosted its first meeting on Wednesday, April 29 with the Eastside Public Briefing and Dialogue. Approximately 150 people attended this meeting and shared their vision and criteria for a successful wastewater treatment plan.
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  • Launch of New Public Dialogue on Wastewater Treatment for the Eastside

    Apr 22, 2015
    Media Release: Confidence-building, pragmatic and inclusive. These are three of the principles driving a new public consultation process convened by the Eastside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Eastside Select Committee) made up of elected officials from Oak Bay, Saanich and Victoria. The process will kick off next week with a briefing and dialogue at the Royal BC Museum.
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  • PPP Canada Funding Extension Approved

    Apr 08, 2015
    Media Release: The Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee (CALWMC) has announced that they have signed an agreement with PPP Canada that will allow for a one year extension to make decisions on how to treat wastewater in the core area with the PPP Canada funding of $83.4 million intact.
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  • Westside Solutions Releases Survey Results

    Mar 13, 2015
    Media Release: The Westside Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Select Committee (Westside Solutions) has released the information obtained from the survey that was conducted in December and January along with a brief summary report highlighting some key points expressed by survey respondents.
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  • Wastewater Overflow at Clover Point

    Jan 23, 2015
    Public Service Announcement: Signs have been posted as a precautionary measure due to a sewer discharge at Clover Point late this afternoon.
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  • CRD to Consider Forming Wastewater Select Committee for Saanich, Victoria and Oak Bay

    Jan 07, 2015
    Media Release: The Capital Regional District (CRD) Core Area Liquid Waste Management Committee today passed a motion recommending that the CRD Board approve the formation of a Wastewater and Resource Recovery Select Committee for the Saanich, Victoria and Oak Bay participants of the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Plan (CALWMP).
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  • Capital Regional District Searches for its Next ‘Slogan Master’

    Nov 14, 2014
    Media Release: Tomorrow marks the beginning of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Fats Oils and Grease (FOG) Slogan Master Challenge.
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  • Westside Wastewater and Resource Recovery Select Committee Holds First Meeting

    Oct 28, 2014
    Media Release: The first meeting of the Westside Wastewater and Resource Recovery Select Committee, with members from Colwood, Esquimalt, Langford, View Royal and Songhees Nation, was held on October 23, 2014.
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  • Capital Regional District Develops a New Subcommittee Framework for Wastewater Treatment Planning

    Oct 08, 2014
    Information Bulletin: The Capital Regional District (CRD) has developed a new framework which will allow municipalities and First Nations that are participating in the Core Area Liquid Waste Management Plan (CALWMP) to take a leading role in their communities to identify local opportunities as part of a holistic regional solution.
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  • Regional Source Control Program Meeting Targets

    Jun 12, 2014
    The nationally recognized Capital Regional District (CRD) Regional Source Control Program (RSCP) is meeting its targets, as indicated in the RSCP five year plan.
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  • Seaterra Program will not proceed with Wastewater Treatment Facility at McLoughlin Point

    May 27, 2014
    The Seaterra Program will not be proceeding with the implementation of a wastewater treatment facility at McLoughlin Point, following a decision today by Minister of Environment Mary Polak and Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Coralee Oakes.
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