The Comox Valley Water Treatment Plant – A year in review.

T&R Contracting, Powell River
Published On: October 24, 2022/Categories: Civic Project, Precast Concrete, Ready Mix Concrete/

This fall the Comox Valley Water Treatment plan celebrated one year of the construction completion. We thought it would be a great idea to look back on the project and the benefits to the region one year later.

The Comox Valley water treatment plant project kicked off in 2018 to achieve:
  • Elimination the need for turbidity-related boil water notices
  • Removal the risk of viruses and bacteria in our drinking water
  • A secure supply of reliable, high quality drinking water for decades to come

The new system and treatment plant uses three treatment processes: filtration, UV disinfection and chlorination. When the plant became operational in September 2021, over 50,000 residents in the Comox Valley enjoy fresh, filtered and fully disinfected water

Hyland worked with Aecon Group Inc. a Canadian company that is a leader in construction and infrastructure development with global expertise. We are proud to have been a part of this project that supplies clean water to our communities. The replacement of the water treatment plan led to  the development of the Comox Lake Watershed Plan.

Hyland Precast and Ready Mix facts for the Comox Valley water treatment plant

  • Hyland poured 10,000 cubic meters of concrete for the two-year duration of the project.
  • Concrete supplied was for the treatment plant, pump station and the administration building.
  •  Manufactured and supplied concrete lamp bases, manhole barrels and custom precast pedestals.

The Comox Valley water treatment plan serves the immediate needs of  municipalities , rural areas,  K’ómoks Nations and the  of the valley. The plant has been designed through planned expansions phases to serve the community for up to 80 years.

Date: 2021
Project Location:  Comox Valley Water Treatment Plant
Supplier of Ready Mix & Precast Concrete
Design/Build:  AECON Water Infrastructure

Banner Photo Credit: CVRD
Photo Credit From Time Lapse Video AECON Water InfrastructureCVRD Water Treatment Construction