EDMONTON, Alberta and VANCOUVER, British Columbia and NEW YORK, July 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TSX, NYSE: STN
Stantec, a global leader in sustainable design and engineering, has been selected as the Program Management Consultant (PMC) for the Iona Island Wastewater Treatment Plant (IIWWTP) projects in Vancouver, in British Columbia. The multi-year, $9.9 billion (CAD) program includes the construction of a new tertiary treatment facility and a range of ecological restoration projects and off-site works that will improve the connection between infrastructure, the community and the environment. ‘environment.
The IIWWTP projects are the largest capital program ever undertaken by Metro Vancouver, a federation of 23 municipalities, one electoral district and one treaty First Nation that collaboratively plan and deliver services on a regional scale. As the selected PMC, Stantec will provide a multidisciplinary team of resources to provide a wide range of program management and technical support services. The Stantec team will integrate with Metro Vancouver staff, working collaboratively to manage program development and implementation.
“It’s a privilege to help deliver such a transformational project with Metro Vancouver,” said Ryan Roberts, North America Water Business Leader at Stantec. “Our local and global experts have extensive experience delivering large, multi-year wastewater treatment programs that will work in partnership to meet Metro Vancouver’s safety, schedule, budget and quality goals for this critical program. This program will be a shining example for major water infrastructure programs for communities around the world.
The IIWTP will be designed with local First Nations and community stakeholders in mind and will increase the level of treatment to improve both water quality and the surrounding marine environment. With a focus on sustainable energy harvesting from wastewater, it will integrate with surrounding ecological restoration efforts and provide economic opportunities for First Nations entities. The project also aims to improve seismic resilience to withstand earthquakes, combat potential sea level rise, and mitigate other anticipated impacts that a changing climate may have on the facility throughout the 21st century.
As PMC, Stantec will work with Metro Vancouver to provide a variety of management and technical functions. These include program mobilization, program management, cost and schedule control, design management and technical integration, construction administration, permits and approvals assistance, communications and engagement support, as well as go-live and operations integration support. Completion of the IIWWTP projects is currently scheduled for 2038 with tertiary treatment commissioning in 2035.
Stantec was selected, in part, because of the company’s global experience with projects of similar scope, including successful management of the Capital Regional District wastewater treatment program in Victoria, British Columbia. A significant part of the project team is based in the Vancouver area and has worked together on other large scale wastewater treatment plant projects, such as the Pure Water program in San Diego and the Capital Improvements to the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility. .
By viewing all aspects of water as an integrated system, Stantec helps address global water challenges and accelerate the path to a more sustainable, reliable and affordable future that delivers improved water solutions, energy and infrastructure. Learn more about stantec.com/water.
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