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2021 Awards for Engineering Excellence

Tsleil-Waututh Administration and Health Centre

Tsleil-Waututh Administration and Health Centre

Fast+Epp

The architect developed a captivating wave-like roof design and challenged Fast + Epp to provide a main gathering space free of vertical supports, was aesthetically pleasing, and could maximize the sunlight entering the building. Finally, there was desire from the client…

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Dawson City Water Treatment Plant

Dawson City Water Treatment Plant

Associated Engineering

Dawson City provides residents with drinking water from four wells situated nearby the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers. The City’s aging water treatment plant did not meet the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality for well water…

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A Balancing Act – Bringing the Bayonne Bridge into the modern age

A Balancing Act – Bringing the Bayonne Bridge into the modern age

McElhanney

By the new millennium, the size of modern shipping vessels was only increasing, and the 151ft (46m) clearance height of the Bayonne Bridge became a significant bottleneck to access for the busiest port district on the Eastern Seaboard. The bridge, constructed in 1931, spans the Kill Van Kull strait connecting Staten Island, New York, with Bayonne, New Jersey…

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LNGC Offsite Habitat Offsets – Anderson Creek Fishway

LNGC Offsite Habitat Offsets – Anderson Creek Fishway

McElhanney

Kitimat is the Pacific terminus for LNG Canada’s proposed export pipeline. One of the environmental conditions required for Federal approval was to restore access for migrating pink and coho salmon to spawning grounds in Anderson Creek which had not been available to the fish for more than 65 years…

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A Tight Squeeze – Comox Valley Watermain Leak Drama

A Tight Squeeze – Comox Valley Watermain Leak Drama

McElhanney

Less than four months before the beginning of peak water demand season, the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) discovered a massive leak in the 900mm diameter steel transmission main providing 83% of its water. CVRD’s ability to provide drinking water…

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Transportation Trade Network Analysis Study

Transportation Trade Network Analysis Study

Parsons

Parsons was the prime consultant and technical lead for the Transportation Trade Network Analysis Study (TTN), undertaken from 2016 to 2019. TTN was a BC-wide comprehensive multi-modal goods movement study…

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Charter Telecom Headquarters Passive Building

Charter Telecom Headquarters Passive Building

Morrison Hershfield

Charter Telecom’s new national headquarters in Langford, BC, demonstrates how non-residential projects can apply Passive House principles to optimize occupant comfort and increase building resilience while lowering maintenance and operational costs…

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North Thompson Emergency Water Intake

North Thompson Emergency Water Intake

WSP

Potable water supply for the entire City of Kamloops had always relied on a single raw water supply intake located in the South Thompson River. The City was extremely concerned that they were vulnerable to a city-wide loss of water supply in the…

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Integrated Provincial Flood and Steep Creek Assessments

Integrated Provincial Flood and Steep Creek Assessments

BGC Engineering

Mountainous regions and valleys of British Columbia suffer from damaging floods, debris floods (a flood with very high sediment transport) and debris flows (a liquid landslide) that often result in property damage, sometimes in loss of life and frequently in the interruption of crucial transportation corridors…

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