Wastewater treatment

Tofino expects to break ground on a $78 million sewage treatment facility this month. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino finally ready to break ground on $78M sewage treatment facility

Shovels expected to hit the ground this month

 

Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam listens to a question during a news conference, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Ottawa. Dr. Theresa Tam says Canada’s public health agency is looking to make the most of Canada’s waste, and plans to sift through the sewage to test for and measure new health threats like monkeypox, polio, antimicrobial resistant organism and more. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadian wastewater surveillance expanding to new public health threats: Tam

The monkeypox disease comes from the same family of viruses that cause smallpox

 

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Valve left open causes Olympic-sized pool of waste to spill from Mission sewage project

In 11 hours, 2.5 million litres of waste escaped

 

Tofino was blindsided by significantly higher than expected bids to build a wastewater treatment facility. (Westerly file photo)

Frustrations swirl in Tofino as cost to build sewage treatment facility skyrockets

Tofino had budgeted $55 million to build wastewater treatment project.

Tofino was blindsided by significantly higher than expected bids to build a wastewater treatment facility. (Westerly file photo)
District of Tofino council, from left, Duncan McMaster, Britt Chalmers, Mayor Josie Osborne, Al Anderson, Andrea McQuade and Tom Stere rejoice the Aug. 27 grand funding announcement for the town’s new wastewater treatment plant. (Nora O’Malley Photo)
District of Tofino council, from left, Duncan McMaster, Britt Chalmers, Mayor Josie Osborne, Al Anderson, Andrea McQuade and Tom Stere rejoice the Aug. 27 grand funding announcement for the town’s new wastewater treatment plant. (Nora O’Malley Photo)