AECOM to Complete Design of New North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant


DALLAS, June 15, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the globally trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that it has been selected by Metro Vancouver to design the North Shore, a new tertiary treatment facility that will replace the existing Lions Gate Wastewater Treatment Plant and serves approximately 250,000 residents of the West and North Vancouver Districts, the City of North Vancouver, and the Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. In this role, AECOM will provide design completion and construction management services to assist in the transition of the project to the new construction contractor.

“We are honored to partner with Metro Vancouver to complete the design of the North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant, together with the project contractor, PCL Construction,” said Beverley Stinson, General Manager of the AECOM’s Global Water business. “The plant is essential to building the resilience of the community’s wastewater infrastructure while protecting the surrounding natural ecosystems. We are proud to partner with our customers around the world to help them solve their multi-faceted water problems and set new treatment standards.

AECOM is uniquely positioned to transition into the Design Engineer role and support the rapid delivery of the project, having served as the Owner’s Engineer for Metro Vancouver since the project’s inception. The company will also assist with project supply and control systems, lead construction oversight, assist with commissioning and provide selected operational support to help Metro Vancouver transition to operation of the new facility, which is under construction. LEED) Gold and Envision Gold certification standards.

“As Vancouver’s North Shore continues to grow, this new sewage treatment plant is a vital necessity to continue protecting the region’s human and marine health and will play an imperative role in educating the public about key sustainability initiatives,” said Marc Devlin, Chief Executive of AECOM’s Canada Region. “We are delighted to be part of the team delivering this facility with the best interests of the region at the forefront of our project execution plan and look forward to providing services focused on quality, safety and compliance. ‘efficiency.”

The factory features a closed, urban and modern design, including a public plaza, educational and community meeting spaces. It plans to provide tertiary treatment, exceeding federal regulatory requirements for treatment technology and improving the quality of treated wastewater discharged into the marine environment. The facility is expected to recover heat from treated effluent for internal and external use by the Lonsdale Energy Corporation as an alternative source of thermal energy and conserve water resources through rainwater harvesting and reclamation of treated effluent for use in operations and other non-potable purposes.

AECOM (NYSE:ACM) is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, providing professional services across the entire project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program management and building. On projects covering transport, buildings, water, new energies and the environment, our public and private clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common goal of creating a better world through our unparalleled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 company and its professional services business generated $13.3 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2021. Learn how we’re delivering a lasting legacy for generations to come at and @AECOM.

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