1 Metro Vancouver’s Seymour Capilano Filtration Project Howard DallimoreSenior Project EngineerMetro Vancouver
2 The largest filtration plant in Canada and one of the biggest of its kind in North America. Treats water from two watersheds and includes a 16,000 HP pumping station, twin tunnels each 7.1 km long and a 2 MW energy recovery facility.Spent filter backwash water is treated and over 98% is recycled to the head of the plant.The world’s largest ultraviolet disinfection system.
3 Includes a series of features to maximize energy efficiency. Extensive use of sustainable and environmental technologies used in its design and construction.The plant is fully automated and integrated with Metro Vancouver’s SCADA system.
4 Water Sources Wholesaler to over 2 million people 3 protected lake supplies:CapilanoSeymourCoquitlam
5 Water Quality Concerns CorrosionWaterborne DiseaseTurbidityRe-growth
9 Elements of the Seymour-Capilano Filtration Project (SCFP) Capilano Pumping StationCapilano Energy Recovery & Break Head TankTwin Tunnels linking Seymour and Capilano sitesSeymour-Capilano Water Filtration Plant
35 Sustainable Technologies EconomicProsperityCommunity InputAggregate mined from Lower Seymour Conservation ReserveConcrete batch plant located north of plantEco Smart concreteStormwater managementProtected stand of mature treesAmphibian pond conservationGreen Building Design – LEEDGeothermal Heating and CoolingEnergy and water conservation strategyGreen roof technologiesEnvironmentalIntegritySocialWell - Being
36 Siting, Development and Protection Protected Tree StandsFrog PondLSCR Parking Lot
37 Plant Salvage 2003 Municipal Salvage Non-profit Organizations Evergreen School Salvage EventPublic Salvage Day