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Metro Vancouver’s Seymour Capilano Filtration Project. Howard Dallimore Senior Project Engineer Metro Vancouver. The largest filtration plant in Canada and one of the biggest of its kind in North America.

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Metro vancouver s seymour capilano filtration project

Metro Vancouver’s Seymour Capilano Filtration Project

Howard Dallimore

Senior Project Engineer

Metro Vancouver


Metro vancouver s seymour capilano filtration project

  • 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.


Metro vancouver s seymour capilano filtration project

  • 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.


Water sources

Water Sources

  • Wholesaler to over 2 million people

  • 3 protected lake supplies:

    • Capilano

    • Seymour

    • Coquitlam


Water quality concerns

Water Quality Concerns

Corrosion

Waterborne Disease

Turbidity

Re-growth


Turbidity events

Turbidity Events


Seymour capilano filtration project

Seymour-Capilano Filtration Project


Elements of the seymour capilano filtration project scfp

Elements of the Seymour-Capilano Filtration Project (SCFP)

  • Capilano Pumping Station

  • Capilano Energy Recovery & Break Head Tank

  • Twin Tunnels linking Seymour and Capilano sites

  • Seymour-Capilano Water Filtration Plant


Filtration project rendering

Filtration Project Rendering


Artist s rendering of seymour capilano filtration plant

Artist’s Rendering of Seymour-Capilano Filtration Plant


Seymour capilano filtration plant

Seymour- Capilano Filtration Plant


Metro vancouver s seymour capilano filtration project

Seymour- Capilano Filtration Plant


Filtration plant

Filtration Plant


Guard house

Guard House


Pre treatment building

Pre-Treatment Building


Metro vancouver s seymour capilano filtration project

Pre-Treatment


Metro vancouver s seymour capilano filtration project

Flocculators and Filters


Uv units filter gallery

UV Units - Filter Gallery


Uv disinfection unit

UV Disinfection Unit


Omc building

OMC Building


Omc lab

OMC Lab


Omc control room

OMC Control Room


Filtration plant post treatment

Filtration Plant Post Treatment


Geothermal system

Geothermal System


Inside clearwells

Inside Clearwells


Back wash water treatment tanks

Back Wash Water Treatment Tanks


Residuals sludge collector

Residuals (Sludge) Collector


Residuals building

Residuals Building


Residuals

Residuals


Residuals1

Residuals


Sustainable technologies

Sustainable Technologies

Economic

Prosperity

  • Community Input

  • Aggregate mined from Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve

  • Concrete batch plant located north of plant

  • Eco Smart concrete

  • Stormwater management

  • Protected stand of mature trees

  • Amphibian pond conservation

  • Green Building Design – LEED

  • Geothermal Heating and Cooling

  • Energy and water conservation strategy

  • Green roof technologies

Environmental

Integrity

Social

Well - Being


Siting development and protection

Siting, Development and Protection

Protected Tree Stands

Frog Pond

LSCR Parking Lot


Plant salvage 2003

Plant Salvage 2003

  • Municipal Salvage

  • Non-profit Organizations

  • Evergreen School Salvage Event

  • Public Salvage Day


Landscaping and habitat creation

Landscaping and Habitat Creation


Site restoration

Site Restoration


Landscaping on clearwell

Landscaping on Clearwell

Sept. 29, 2009


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